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Acts of Love

Friday, Jun 10 at 7:30 PM

Location: Bartos Screening Room

With director Isidore Bethel in person

Dir. Isidore Bethel, Francis Leplay. 2021, 71 mins. In the faded light of a relationship with an older man, Isidore moves to Chicago and starts using dating apps to meet strangers—on camera. He meets various men, some of whom become relations, all of them collaborators on this unconventional hybrid film. Throughout, the filmmaker takes phone calls from his mother (who’s unsparing in her thoughts about his endeavor), while also floating cinematic messages to his past love. A singular work of exploration and confession, rawness and guardedness, Acts of Love follows its own path towards the universally elusive matters of the heart.

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free or discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.