Who Wants to Kill Jesse? / Kdo chce zabít Jessii? (1965)
A film by Václav Vorlícek
Saturdays November 12th – December 3rd, 2022
Doors 3:30pm / Show at 4:00pm
Tickets: $10 General / $5 VPES Members
A Czechoslovak science fiction comedy film about Dr. Ruzenka Beránková, a mad scientist who invents
a machine to project a person's dreams onto the television and, by way of a secret elixir, augments their
dreams for enhanced productivity. A blend of 2D comic illustration and live action, this rarely screened
film is in Czech with English subtitles.
The screening is part of Velaslavasay Panorama’s Film-In-Residence series and will be shown every
Saturday from November 12th - December 3rd, from 3:30pm - 5:30pm.
Film accompanied by the temporary exhibit: Tell Me Your Dream / Řekni Mi Svůj Sen
A display of dream objects and their descriptive titles extracted from dreams submitted by the public.
People are invited to submit their dreams to be a part of Tell Me Your Dream by submitting their dreams
here: https://tinyurl.com/tellmeyourdream or by calling the hotline at (818) 570-7224.
Film-In-Residence is a casual film screening series where guests are invited to tour the exhibits of the
Velaslavasay Panorama for the first half hour followed by a screening in the theater. Curated films have a
four-week run with an accompanying temporary exhibit. Film-In-Residence series is curated by Sara
Velas and Ruby Carlson of the Velaslavasay Panorama.
Who Wants To Kill Jesse?
Kdo chce zabít Jessii?
Directed by Václav Vorlícek
Story by Milos Macourek & Václav Vorlícek
Comic illustrations by Kája Saudek aka "King of Czech comic books"
Starring Dana Medrická, Jirí Sovák, Olga Schoberová
In Czech with English subtitles
Run time 80 mins.