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Spotlight Cinema: Jinpa
December 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A mystical road movie from Tibet’s leading filmmaker, Jinpa unfolds across the Kekexili Plateau, the highest plain in the world. Two men, both named Jinpa, meet in these remote hinterlands; one is a long-haul truck driver, the other is a hitchhiker nearing the end of a decade-long revenge quest. Produced by Wong Kar-wai (Chungking Express, In the Mood for Love). Best Screenplay, Venice Film Festival. In Tibetan with English subtitles.
“A fable, a Tibetan road movie, and a tribute to classic Westerns all at once. Jinpa’s ferocious, visionary power is onscreen for all to see.” – Cinema Scope
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.