film screenings

Zdeněk Ziegler Film Festival


Series of screenings composed exclusively of films for which Zdeněk Ziegler created posters.


14:00 The Stolen Airship
The Stolen Airship (Ukradená vzducholoď) is a 1967 live-action/animated film by Czech filmmaker Karel Zeman. The story is based loosely on Jules Verne's novels Two Years’ Vacation and The Mysterious Island. The film in Art Nouveau style consists of live-action scenes, generally shot in black and white, as well as hand-drawn, stop motion, and cutout animation. Various live-action and animated elements are often composited into the same scene.
dir. Karel Zeman, CZ, 1967, 88 min, Czech
16:00 Visitors from the Arkana Galaxy
A science fiction writer is gifted with the ability to materialize his thoughts and inadvertently brings a group of aliens to Earth.
dir. Dušan Vukotić, YUG/CZ, 1981, 82 min, Czech
18:00 Dersu Uzala
The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.
dir. Akira Kurosawa, USSR/JP, 1975, 144 min, Russian with Czech subtitles
20:30 The Birds
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.
The screening will be introduced by a short talk by Marta Sylvestrová, the curator of graphic design of the Moravian Gallery in Brno, Graphic work of Zdeněk Ziegler and the phenomenon of film poster (Czech only).
dir. Alfred Hitchcock, USA, 1963, 119 min, English with Czech subtitles

regular admission 100 CZK per screening (students and seniors 80 CZK)


Kino Art
Cihlářská 19

Meet the Brno Biennial
29 Sep – 2 Oct 2016

At the turn of September and October 2016 the Brno Biennial will be animated with a series of guided tours, lectures and meetings with the people behind the 27th edition and its component parts.

The programme is subject to change.