"A supremely confident piece of filmmaking that negotiates the tricky terrain of non-typical sexualities with sensitivity, humour and a refreshing lightness of touch." - Wendy Ide, Screen International

"Stirring and moving at every turn." - Alissa Wilkinson, Vox

"A beautiful, romantic film." - Drew Gregory, Autostraddle

When dance instructor Elena meets sign language interpreter Dovydas when he is assigned to interpret a class she is teaching to Deaf youth, their chemistry is immediate. As they get to know one another and the relationship hints at romance, Dovydas makes a confession: he is asexual. Determined to make their relationship work despite differing individual needs, the couple navigates compromise, romance, and sacrifice in order to find a shared definition of intimacy. Winner of a directing award at the Sundance Film Festival, SLOW is a stunning and singular exploration of love. Film Center exclusive.

Awards & Nominations

Winner - Directing Award, World Cinema Dramatic, Sundance
Official Submission for Best International Feature Film, 2024 Academy Awards, Lithuania 
Official Selection - Ghent International Film Festival, Stockholm Film Festival, São Paulo International Film Festival, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

The Film Center is ADA accessible. This presentation will be projected without open captions. The theater is hearing-loop equipped. For accessibility requests, please email filmcenter@saic.edu