Canceled Event
Phases of Matter (Maddenin Halleri)

Part of First Look 2020
Saturday, March 14, 4:30 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

Please note: This event has been canceled. Click here for more information.

With Deniz Tortum in person

Content advisory: this film contains graphic imagery that may be upsetting to some viewers

Dir. Deniz Tortum. Turkey. 2020, 71 mins. In Turkish with English subtitles. This immersive depiction of Istanbul's venerable Cerrahpa┼ča Hospital, where the filmmaker himself was born and where his father has long worked as a doctor, passes coolly through its darkened corridors from the physical spaces of morgue, operating and observation rooms to the virtual spaces of vital-signs monitors and X-ray machines. With a formal sense of camera movement that simultaneously embraces the unplanned and unexpected, Tortum crafts a vision pitched between the eerily posthuman and the urgently humanist. North American premiere

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors & students / $9 youth ages 3–17 / free for Museum members). (Members may contact members@movingimage.us with questions regarding online reservations.)

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