Reminiscences of a Journey

05 February - 01 March 2020

“The minute we left, we started going home, and we are still going home. I am still on my journey home.”
Jonas Mekas

Pera Film starts 2020 with road stories. Running alongside A Road Story exhibition, Pera Film’s program features five films that focus on the state of setting out on a journey and how feelings transform on the road.  

Scheduled on 5 February – 1 March 2020, Reminiscences of a Journey program presents: one of the most impressive road story movies, Badlands -Terrence Malick’sfirst feature-length based on the true story of serial killer Charles Starkweather; Tickets: Ermanno Olmi, Abbas Kiarostami and Ken Loach’s collaborative work that tells three intersecting stories on a journey from Eastern Europe to Rome; I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love You: sent to a semi-arid isolated region in the northeast of Brazil for a survey, geologist José Renato feels and profoundly reflects on the screen the most striking forms of the emptiness, a sense of abandonment and isolation; Big Easy Express: documentary capturing a musical journey of three bands, six cities, a train and thousands of miles on the tracks; and last but not least American Honey: the story of  18 year old Star, who suddenly decides to leave behind her troubled life of domestic violence and poverty to join a traveling sales crew selling subscriptions door to door. 

Screening tickets are 10 TL (reduced museum admission). Tickets are available at Biletix.
As per legal regulations, all our screenings are restricted to persons over 18 years of age, unless stated otherwise.