How I Fell in Love with Eva Ras

Part of First Look 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Redstone Theater

Dir. Andrew Gil Mata. Portugal/Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2016. 74 mins. North American Premiere. In English. Up in the cramped projection booth of an old cinema in Sarajevo, Sena presides over her domain. She cleans, eats, naps, and spools out reels of vintage prints. Portuguese filmmaker Andrew Gil Mata has fashioned a film that celebrates and uncannily evokes a swiftly disintegrating milieu, employing long takes both of Sena’s ritualized behavior and of the Yugoslavian films she is projecting into the theater. Subtly, entrancingly, we drift into parallel dreams of a forgotten world. Preceded by Panoramis Paramount Paranormal. (Dirs. Constanze Ruhm, Emilien Awada, 2015, 23 mins.) The ghost of movie history pervades this impressionistic film photographed at a modern residence that used to be the site of a movie studio.

Tickets: $15 (Free for members at the Film Lover level and MoMI Kids Premium levels / free for Silver Screen members and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.)

All tickets include same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours). View the Museum’s ticketing policy here. For more information on membership and to join online, visit our membership page.