Touch Me Not. 2019. Romania/Germany/Czech Republic/France/Bulgaria. Directed by Adina Pintilie. Courtesy Kino Lorber

MoMA Presents Adina Pintilie’s Touch Me Not

MoMA January 11–17, 2019

“‘Tell me how you loved me, so I understand how to love.’ Together, a filmmaker and her characters venture into a personal research project about intimacy. On the fluid border between reality and fiction, Touch Me Not follows the emotional journeys of Laura, Tómas, and Christian, offering a deeply empathic insight into their lives. Craving for intimacy yet also deeply afraid of it, they work to overcome old patterns, defense mechanisms, and taboos, to cut the cord and finally be free. Touch Me Not looks at how we can find intimacy in the most unexpected ways, at how to love another without losing ourselves” (Berlin Film Festival program notes). Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival. Courtesy of Kino Lorber

Organized by Rajendra Roy, The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film.

Support for the exhibition is provided by the Annual Film Fund. Leadership support for the Annual Film Fund is provided by the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation and Steven Tisch, with major contributions from Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), Yuval Brisker Charitable Foundation, The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston, Marlene Hess and James D. Zirin, Karen and Gary Winnick, and The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art.

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