Akumulátor 1 = Accumulator 1

cover image Barcode: 58945861 Call Number: V-CZE 010A Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 102 min. System Requirements: PAL DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Jan Sverák Description: In this movie, TV sets are full of life. If a person is in TV (e.g. because it was filmed on the street) it has a double that's right in the TV set. This double needs energy from the true character to survive. Each time, the real human watches TV, his Double will pull life energy from him. So there's a mysterious Death-serial. Many persons die in front of their TV set and nobody knows why. Olda, the main character, is one of the persons, that get more and more weak. He is near death, ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Anděličkářka = the Angel-maker : a Czech-English parallel-text concise novel

cover image Barcode: 58958151 Call Number: FR-CZE Mar Material Type: Print Language: Czech, English Creator: Michal Mareš; David Short, translator Collection: Language Resource Center

Autumn Spring = Babí léto

cover image Barcode: 58954401 Call Number: V-CZE 025 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 95 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Language: Czech, Slovak Creator: Directed by Vladimír Michálek Description: A bittersweet comedy starring the great Vlastimil Brodský as Fanda, an old man who refuses to grow up. Despite pleas from his exasperated wife who wants him to make serious decisions about the future, Fanda ignores the nagging and spends his days seeking amusement and adventure. Collection: Language Resource Center

Balada pro banditu = Ballad for a Bandit

cover image Barcode: 58945860 Call Number: V-CZE 009 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 89 min. System Requirements: PAL DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Vladimír Sís Description: The amphitheater of the open-air theatre is filled with young spectators, at the courtyard there prepare the actors, they lit up bonfire, sing a song about "the chap from Kolocava" and the story begins... Nikola (Miroslav Donutil) and Uhrín (Daniel Díte), deserters of war, make the promise to the old hag Morana (Blanka Rudová) that they will marry her daughters. Of reward Uhrín will get rich and Nikola will never be injured by a bullet. The men do not want to keep a promise and ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Basic Czech

cover image Barcode: 58953620 Call Number: IL-CZE Pim Material Type: Language Kit Language: Czech Collection: Language Resource Center

Bob a Bobek = Bob and Bobby - Top Hat Rabbits

cover image Barcode: 58947652 Call Number: V-CZE 019 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 90 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Ivo Hejcman and Václav Bedrich Description: A cartoon series starring two rabbits who live in a magician's top hat. Bob and Bobby are two fun little characters who think up something new to do every day. Even with the best of intentions sometimes things go wrong, but their jolly adventures usually have a practical message: exercising is healthy, work can be fun, and sharing is a great way to be a good friend. Bob and Bobby also tell kids to never cheat, be lazy or start fights - and also that it's wise to eat plenty of carrots. Collection: Language Resource Center

Closely Watched Trains = Ostre sledované vlaky

cover image Barcode: 58947156 Call Number: V-CZE 011 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 93 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Jiri Menzel Description: At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcher's apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Oblivious to the war and the resistance that surrounds him, this young man embarks on a journey of sexual awakening and self-discovery, encountering a universe of frustration, eroticism, and adventure within his sleepy backwater depot. Wry and tender, Academy Award®-winning Closely Watched Trains is a masterpiece of human observation and one of the ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Communicative Czech - Elementary Czech

Barcode: 58947688 Call Number: Czech Textbook Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: Czech Description: Communicative Czech is the part of the book set intended to enable the students to reach an advanced level in spoken and written Czech. It is intended for students with no prior knowledge of Czech or for false beginners. Texybook contains introductory lesson and twelve lessons, the last being a review lesson. Collection: Language Resource Center

Daylight in nightclub inferno : czech fiction from the Post-Kundera generation

cover image Barcode: 58961756 Call Number: FR-CZE Lap Material Type: Print Language: Czech, English Creator: Elena Lappin Collection: Language Resource Center

Eastern Europe : Breaking with the Past. Theatre and the Revolution

Volume Number: show 8 Barcode: 58949707 Call Number: L-SC11 Material Type: Video -VHS Language: Czech, Polish, English Description: The rold of actors and artists in the fall of communism in Eastern Europe. Films from the former Czechoslovakia and Poland. Collection: Language Resource Center

Eastern Europe: Breaking with the Past. A Generation of Artists

Volume Number: show 13 Barcode: 58949657 Call Number: L-SC09 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 51 min. Language: Czech Description: Portrait of three generations of famous Czechoslovakian artists-their lives, their art, and the effects of politics on both. Collection: Language Resource Center

First Czech reader for beginners: bilingual for speakers of English

cover image Edition: Second Edition Barcode: 58961768 Call Number: IL-CZE Haš Material Type: Print Language: Czech, English Creator: Lilie Hašek Description: Note from Page 4: Audio Tracks can be found at www.lppbooks.com/Czech/FCzR_audio/En/ Collection: Language Resource Center

Hippocrene Concise Dictionary - Czech/English, English/Czech concise dictionary - Czech-English, English-Czech dictionary

Edition: Rev. ed. Barcode: 58918000 Call Number: IL-CZE Trn Material Type: Print Language: Czech Description: "This Czech dictionary contains over 7,500 entries and includes a phonetic guide to pronunciation in both languages, as well as a glossary of Czech menu terms." -Worldcat Collection: Language Resource Center

Horí, má panenko = The Firemen's Ball

cover image Barcode: 58945796 Call Number: V-CZE 002 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 73 min. Language: Czech, Slovak Creator: Directed by Milos Forman Description: The fire department in a small town is having a big party when the ex-boss of the department celebrates his 86th birthday. The whole town is invited but things don't go as planned. Someone is stealing the prizes to the lottery and the candidates for the Miss Fire-Department beauty contest are neither willing or particularly beautiful. Collection: Language Resource Center

Jízda = The Ride

cover image Barcode: 58945862 Call Number: V-CZE 010B Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 90 min. System Requirements: PAL DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Jan Sverák Description: Two guys bought a car and travelled through the country untill they met a lonely girl on the road. So they begin to travel together having so much fun. And there is another guy who has a better car and who is looking for the girl because he is her lover, he is her first one. What is going on inside of this girl? Nobody knows, until the end. Collection: Language Resource Center

Knoflikari = Buttoners

cover image Barcode: 58947645 Call Number: V-CZE 015 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 148 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Petr Zelenka Description: Twist of fate and the twists of mind of the characters (mostly couples) combine in just the right twinkled absurd way in the interweaving episodes of this comedy. Each of the characters gets a good shot at being sarcastic and each is a sorry loser at some point yet none is turned into the butt of the joke. The place is Prague and the time is August 6th, 1995, except for one episode, set 50 years earlier in unflyable rain in the city of Kokura, Japan. Collection: Language Resource Center


cover image Barcode: 58945863 Call Number: V-CZE 010C Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 105 min. System Requirements: PAL DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Jan Sverák Description: Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing at funerals and painting tombstones. But he has run up a large debt, and when his friend, the grave-digger Mr. Broz, suggests a scheme for making a lot of money by marrying a Russian woman so that she can get her Czech papers, he reluctantly agrees. She takes advantage of the situation to emigrate to West ... Rating Audience (Video Only): PG-13 Collection: Language Resource Center

Kolya / Kolja

cover image Barcode: 58954655 Call Number: V-CZE 027 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 105 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Jan Sverák Description: Winner of the Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe as Best Foreign Language Film, this irresistible comedy treat was embraced by critics and audiences everywhere! A confirmed bachelor is in for the surprise of his life when a get-rich-quick scheme backfires ... setting off a wild set of circumstances -- and leaving him with a pint-sized new roommate! Now, with a mischievous five-year-old named Kolya suddenly in his care ... life in this once carefree playboy's tiny apartment changes faster ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Marketa Lazarová

cover image Barcode: 58948243 Call Number: V-CZE 022 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 180 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Frantisek Vlacil Description: Mikolás (Frantisek Velecký) and his brother Adam (Ivan Palúch) rob travelers for their tyrannical father Kozlík (Josef Kemr). During one of their "jobs" they end up with a young German hostage whose father escapes to return news of the kidnapping and robbery to the King. Kozlik prepares for the wrath of the King, and sends Mikolás to pressure his neighbor Lazar (Michal Kozuch) to join him in war. Persuasion fails, and in vengeance Mikolás abducts Lazar's daughter Marketa ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Moje zlatá řemesla

cover image Barcode: 58962014 Call Number: FR-CZE Klí Material Type: Print Language: Czech Creator: Ivan Klíma Collection: Language Resource Center

Musíme si pomáhat = Divided We Fall

cover image Barcode: 58945797 Call Number: V-CZE 003 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 122 min. System Requirements: Region 1 DVD Region: Language: Czech, Slovak Creator: Directed by Jan Hrebejk Description: In World War II Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple, Josef and Marie Cizek, can only watch while the Jewish family of their employers, the Wieners, are first removed from their own home to a spare room in their house by the Nazis, then removed to the far off facility of Thierenstadt. Years later, young David Wiener, the sole surviving member of that family has managed to escape and make it to the Cizeks. Although fully aware of the extreme danger of harbouring a Jew in the Third ... Collection: Language Resource Center

O loupezníku Rumcajsovi 1

cover image Barcode: 58945856 Call Number: V-CZE 005 Material Type: Video -DVD System Requirements: PAL DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Ladislav Capek Description: Animation TV Series Collection: Language Resource Center

Obchod na korze = The Shop on Main Street

cover image Barcode: 58925516 Call Number: V-CZE 001 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 125 min. Language: Czech, Slovak Creator: Directed by Jan Kadar and Hana Slivkova Description: In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis. On cover: "An inept Czech peasant is torn between greed and guilt when the Nazi-backed bosses of his town appoinnt him "Aryan controller" of an Old Jewish ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Obecná škola = The Elementary School

cover image Barcode: 58945864 Call Number: V-CZE 010D Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 100 min. System Requirements: PAL DVD Region: Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Jan Sverák Description: The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is replaced by the militant Igor Hnidzo. He is very strict - but also very just. His weakness is his interest in young women. Collection: Language Resource Center

Pearls of the Deep : Five films. Smrt pana Baltazara = Mr. Baltazar; Podvodníci = The Swindlers; Dum radosti = The House of Joy; Automat Svet = The Globe Buffet; Romance

cover image Barcode: 58957656 Call Number: V-CZE 028 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 103 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Czech Creator: Directed by Vera Chytilová ("Automat Svet"); Jaromel Jires ("Romance"); Jirí Menzel ("Smrt pana Baltazara"); Jan Nemec ("Podvodníci"); Evald Schorm ("Dum radosti") Description: "Five directors of the internationally acclaimed Czech New Wave contributed to this landmark film anthology, including Jiri Menzel (Closely Watched Trains) and Jaromil Jires (Valerie and Her Week of Wonders). Each witty, entertaining short is based on a different story by legendary writer Bohumil Hrabal, renowned for his outrageous, surreal tales. ... Collection: Language Resource Center