Wednesday 24 February 2016, 21:00 - 23:00
Cinema at MAXXI - EXTRA

ROOM by Lenny Abrahamson

MAXXI Auditorium – Full price ticket € 7.00; € 5.00 up to 26 years of age
Available from the museum ticket office or from www.vivaticket.it
The ticket allows for reduced price entrance to MAXXI (8€) for one week

A film by Lenny Abrahamson, Ireland 2015, 118’, original version (with Italian subtitles)
Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, William H. Macy

Ma’ lives with her five-year-old son in a windowless room of 9 m2: the child is of the right age to plan an escape and reach the outside world with Ma’. A great success at the Festa del Cinema in Rome and in Toronto, a Golden Globe for the star, four Oscar nominations, this is a unique, inimitable film that combines “the love of a woman who has conceived a parallel universe so as not to reveal a tragic truth and the love of a boy ready for anything to save her” (Cineblog).


CINEMA at MAXXI | 27 January – 7 April 2016
curated by Mario Sesti

A film club that’s also a festival with exclusive, authoritative programmes where you can meet cult directors of the big screen: CINEMA at MAXXI, the programme that has caught the attention of tens of thousands of people over the previous seasons, is this year again presenting film in all its myriad aspects, confirming that the seventh art may become a vital part of the activities of a museum devoted to contemporary creativity.
The proposals for this edition:
EXTRA major previews
TRIBUTES excellence to the fore
MASTERCLASS face to face with the protagonists
ALICE FAMILY the best of children’s film

A Fondazione Cinema per Roma and MAXXI co-production