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Film: Close

A movie poster showing a young boy hugging another figure, whose face is hidden from the viewer.
Courtesy of A24.


Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

This event does not require a reservation; see further details below.

Join the Harvard Art Museums for a screening of the film Close, Lukas Dhont’s second film. Leo and Remi are 13-year-olds whose seemingly unbreakable bond is suddenly, tragically torn apart. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Close is an emotionally transformative and unforgettable portrait of the intersection of friendship and love, identity and independence, and heartbreak and healing.

Please note: This film is rated PG-13 for thematic material involving suicide and brief strong language.

About the film:
Close, 2023 (A24; French with English subtitles; 105 min.)

Free admission, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The screening will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Doors will open at 1:30pm.

Support for this program is provided by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund.

Please see the museum visit page to learn about our general policies for visiting the museums.

The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at at least 48 hours in advance.