Join us on Sunday,  May 7, 2023, at 10 a.m. for Close as Cinema Art Bethesda presents this Oscar-nominated/Cannes-Prize Belgian film followed by a discussion led by Adam Spector.  Close runs 1 hour 44 minutes; it is in French with English subtitles.

Doors at the Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema open at 9:30 a.m. for coffee/tea and bagels/cream cheese, included in the admission fee of $15 per person (cash or checks only) for the entire program. We do not accept credit cards.

Details about the film can be found here.

Close is a film about friendship and responsibility – and the aftermath when the intense bond between two 13-year old boys is suddenly disrupted. It has been called “an emotionally transformative and unforgettable portrait of the intersection of friendship and love, identity and independence, and heartbreak and healing.”