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Thu 7:00 PM

Block Cinema: It Felt Like Love

When: Thursday, November 7, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM  

Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Cost: NU students free; general public $6

Contact: Block Cinema Office   847.491.4000

Group: Block Cinema

Category: Fine Arts

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Thursday, November 7, 2013 7:00 PM
(Eliza Hittman, 2013, USA, DCP, 82 min.)

In director Eliza Hittman’s debut feature, newcomer Gina Piersanti gives a striking and nuanced performance as lonely fourteen-year-old Lila whose confused longings for love, romance, acceptance, adventure lead her dangerously astray. She fixates on Sammy, an older boy, and is soon drawn into a world she’s not prepared for. Hittman’s sensitivity to the awkwardness, humiliations, and colliding feelings of adolescence gives her coming-of-age story a powerful and honest edge. It Felt Like Love has a slow-burning momentum that makes it one of the most involving and sensually lush debuts in recent memory.”­Cinemascope

Free for NU Students

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