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Spotlight Cinema: In My Room
October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ulrich Köhler’s In My Room is an exploration of fate, freedom, and self-discovery. Armin may be approaching middle age, but his life has been stalled for decades. All his problems are wiped away when he wakes up one day to find that all of humanity has inexplicably vanished. Apparently the last man on Earth, this schlubby slacker has no option but to transform into a rugged survivalist, begging the question: could the apocalypse be Armin’s second chance at life? In German with English subtitles.
“Horrifying, hilarious, and deeply humane.” – Sight & Sound
“Critic’s Choice! Wondrously wry… a mysterious and surprising movie about the frustration of the unseen and the poignancy of paths not taken.” – Los Angeles Times
Spotlight Cinema showcases the Madison premieres of critically-acclaimed and award-winning narrative features and documentaries from around the world. This eight-week series is held in the museum’s lecture hall on Wednesday nights throughout the fall. Ticket sales begin at 6:30 pm in the museum lobby; films screen at 7 pm in the lecture hall. Admission is free for MMoCA members and $7 per screening for the general public.
An MMoCA program, Spotlight Cinema is curated by Mike King. Funding for the series has been provided by maiahaus, Venture Investors, LLC, and an anonymous donor. This film series is one of two presented by the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art each year, and follows the summer Rooftop Cinema film series.