Directed by Tolga Karaçelik (Turkey, 2018, 117 min). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles. 

In a Turkish village, three estranged siblings wait to bury their father’s body. As they start to discover more about their father, they also start to learn more about themselves. Butterflies won the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Watch the trailer

The film is followed by a concert by internationally acclaimed flutist Mihriban Aviral and ensemble, and a reception.

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

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