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MMoCA | Spotlight Cinema: Identifying Features
December 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Identifying Features (2020, Mexico, 94 min | Fernanda Valadez) will be shown in the MMoCA Lecture Hall on December 1, 2021, at 7:00 pm.
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 the night of. Event capacities at MMoCA have been limited to allow ample room for social distancing between guests.
Learn more about Spotlight Cinema: https://www.mmoca.org/spotlight-cinema
ABOUT THE FILM
To accompany the Museum’s Caja de visiones exhibit (https://www.mmoca.org/art/caja-de-visiones), Spotlight presents the Madison theatrical premiere of one the most accomplished and acclaimed Mexican films of recent years. At the US-Mexico border, a mother in search of her missing son encounters a young man recently deported from America. Together, they embark on an odyssey through the country’s most remote and dangerous regions. Winner of multiple awards at the Sundance Film Festival, Identifying Features “combines stunning cinematography, evocative sound design and hints of magical realism to create a visionary work of devastating power” (Sight & Sound).
COVID POLICY FOR ATTENDEES
Masks are required indoors and when interacting with Museum staff. Masks are highly encouraged outdoors, especially when social distancing cannot be easily maintained.
SPOTLIGHT CINEMA 2021
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.
Film still from “Identifying Features” (2020) directed by Fernanda Valadez.