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Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Jun 17 - 18 2022

This profoundly beautiful, wryly funny film focuses on a lonely and melancholy Istanbul photographer shattered by his ex-wife’s decision to move to Canada with her new husband. Things get worse when his gauche, unemployed cousin moves in.

Turkey, 2002, Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Distant is an arthouse film par excellence, a consummately made study of loneliness and frustration…[It] is in the best tradition of serious, elegantly made Euro cinema, assembled with pristine professionalism.” So wrote Variety about the 2002 breakout work of Turkish master Nuri Bilge Ceylan, who went on to win the Best Director prize at Cannes for Three Monkeys in 2008 and the Palme d’Or for Winter Sleep in 2014. Produced, directed, written, shot, and

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Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8.
No passes or twofers.
Advance tickets advised.

Important Covid requirement. All Cinematheque moviegoers must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. Learn more under the “Face Coverings” section at As a reminder, filmgoers can park for free in Lot 73 and in the Institute’s annex lot and should enter CIA via nearby Entrance C. Click here for a map.

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