Fest spotlights post-communist pix

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Czech film of the post-communist era will be the focus of this year’s Festival of East European Cinema in Cottbus, Germany, Nov. 2-6.

The sidebar will show 10 films made between 1989 and 2004, the year Czechoslovakia entered the European Union.

Besides Jan Sverak, who snatched the 1996 foreign-lingo Oscar for “Kolya,” program includes pics by Sasa Gedeon, Jan Hrebejk and Alice Nellis.

Fest will pay special tribute to helmer Vera Chytilova as representative of the brief Czech “New Wave” of 1968 and of the post-communist era.

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