Film Screenings

I Was a Communist for the FBI | Film Club

When: 2015-10-13 16:00 - 2015-10-13 17:30
Where: American Center, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
Entry fee: Free

I Was a Communist for the FBI is a 1951 American film noir drama directed by Gordon Douglas, and featuring Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Hart, Philip Carey, and James Millican.

The film was based on a series of stories written by Matt Cvetic that appeared in The Saturday Evening Post. The stories were later turned into a best-selling book and radio series. The story follows Cvetic, who infiltrated a local Communist Party cell for nine years and reported back to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on their activities.

The film was also nominated for an Academy Award for the year’s Best Documentary.

In English, no subtitles, 83 min.