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Somewhere Over the Chemtrails Kdyby radši hořelo

  Adam Koloman Rybanský

  Czech Republic     85 minutes

Synopsis

Lovable if oafish family man Standa volunteers as a firefighter in a small Czech village. Highly impressionable, he unquestioningly follows the advice of his older colleague, the conspiracy-obsessed Bronya. When a car accident interrupts the town’s Easter celebration and injures a townsperson, Bronya seizes the opportunity to stoke racial animus by claiming the crash was an act of terrorism. A farcical display ensues as the fearful locals arm themselves against the non-existent threat. An incisive social satire, Somewhere Over the Chemtrails cleverly lays bare the insidious if banal forces that shape conspiratorial thinking and herd mentality.

 Czech with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

Screening

Sat, Oct 22 @ 12:30pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 7

Screening

Sun, Oct 23 @ 2:30pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 7

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 13 @ 12:00pm CT through Oct 23 @ 11:59pm CT for a 48-hour watch window. Available in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin only.

Media

Film Credits

  •   Eva Pavlíčková, Pavel Vácha
  •   Adam Koloman Rybanský, Lukáš Csicsely
  •   Alan Sýs
  •   Matěj Piňos
  •   Michal Isteník, Anna Polívková, Miroslav Krobot
  •   Adam Bláha
  •   Bratři s.r.o.
  •   https://www.plutofilm.de/films/somewhere-over-the-chemtrails/0068