It’s nearly impossible to vanish into thin air when you want to, especially if you’re a celebrity. In the Greek film The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas, fictional morning host Antonis Paraskevas tries to do just that: He fakes his own kidnapping. Paraskevas’ new home is a deserted resort hotel, and he has full access to karaoke rooms, restaurant kitchens, and luxury amenities. As time passes and reports of his disappearance grow, Paraskevas becomes more narcissistic and collects reports of his disappearance like trading cards. But like all celebrity news, his star eventually fades, so he struggles with boredom and devises a master plan to vault himself back into the public eye. This film, by directors Yorgos Lanthimos and Athina Rachel Tsangari, is equal parts absurdist comedy and dark farce and appears at the National Gallery as part of a series highlighting young Greek filmmakers. If you’ve ever wanted to ditch the world for a while—and who hasn’t—get some real talk from Paraskevas. The film shows at 4:30 p.m. at the National Gallery of Art, 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. (202) 737-4215.