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The Sacrifice

Mar 04 2018 — Mar 11 2018
This Film is now closed
Part of
Tarkovsky/Ruiz: Recent Restorations
dir. Andrei Tarkovsky
This poetic final film from Andrei Tarkovsky (STALKER, SOLARIS) is a moving testament to the power of faith, rapturously filmed (in both color and black and white) by Sven Nykvist, who won a special prize for this effort at the Cannes Film Festival.

A former actor has retired to the remote countryside with his family. Confronted with the threat of nuclear annihilation, he strikes a bargain with a mysterious woman in a desperate bid to save humanity. (1986, 148 min, digital)

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA programs are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.

Additional funding for YBCA programs: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Lead Image: Andrei Tarkovsky, The Sacrifice (2017); Courtesy Kino Lorber.