Still images from top to bottom: Dheepan, Sand Storm (Sufat Chol), Kaili Blues (Lu Bian Ye Can), Homo Sapiens, Little Sister, London Road, After the Storm (Umi yori mada fukaku), Don't Call Me Son (Mae So Ha Uma).
MMoCA’s Spotlight Cinema series returns this fall with the Madison premieres of eight critically acclaimed and award-winning narrative features and documentaries from around the world, screening every Wednesday night from September 28 through November 16. Highlights include the winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival (Dheepan), the winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival (Sand Storm), and new work by master directors Hirokazu Kore-eda (After the Storm) and Nikolaus Geyrhalter (Homo Sapiens).
Spotlight Cinema is curated by Mike King, and is a program of MMoCA’s education department. Funding for the series has been provided by maiahaus, Venture Investors, LLC, and an anonymous donor. Ticket sales begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Museum lobby; films screen at 7:00 p.m. in the lecture hall. Admission is free for MMoCA members and $7 per screening for the general public.