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Distant Constellation

Distant Constellation
7 PM

Event Details

Date & Time:

Fri November 9, 2018
7 PM


The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208


Open to the public


Distant Constellation

Friday, November 9, 2018 7:00 PM FREE
(Shevaun Mizrahi, 2017, Turkey/USA, DCP, 80 min.)

Photographer-turned-filmmaker Shevaun Mizrahi profiles the inhabitants of a retirement home in Istanbul in this intimate documentary, which won major prizes at the Venice and Locarno international film festivals. In beautifully-composed close-ups and long takes, her subjects ruminate and reminisce as the city transforms around them. The work of an exciting new voice in film, Distant Constellation offers a sensitive, subtle meditation on aging, history, and memory.

Co-presented with the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies program.

Contact The Block Museum of Art for more information: (847) 491-4000 or email us at block-museum@northwestern.edu