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Spotlight Cinema: Days
November 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MMoCA’s Spotlight Cinema returns in person this fall, and features premieres of critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary and feature films. Spotlight Cinema is $7 per screening, or free for MMoCA members and anyone age 18 and younger. Ticket sales begin at 6:30 pm in the museum lobby. Film begins at 7:00 pm. Learn more about Spotlight Cinema.
ABOUT THE FILM
DAYS (2020, Taiwan, 127 min | Tsai Ming-Liang)
Named the best film of 2020 by Cinema Scope magazine, Taiwanese master Tsai Ming-Liang’s newest work has been accurately hailed as “pure rapture… a full body massage for the soul” by Film Comment. Two solitary men—one a middle-aged man grappling with chronic pain, the other a young immigrant in Bangkok—meet in a hotel for a moment of transformative healing and catharsis. With a profound sense of patience and understanding, Days movingly captures the isolation of contemporary urban life, while reaching out for a human connection. “A quietly aching stunner from one of our great filmmakers… alert and alive and gorgeously sensual. With Days, Tsai Ming-Liang has made something exquisite and rare” (Los Angeles Times).
A program of MMoCA’s education department, Spotlight Cinema is curated by Mike King and generously funded by an anonymous donor, maihaus, and Venture Investors, LLC.