Wed 8 - Mon 13 May

The Films of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet

Festivals & Series, Special Screenings

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The Institut français du Royaume-Uni, along with the Goethe-Institut London and partners are pleased to present The Films of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, the first complete UK retrospective dedicated to the filmmaking duo who have crafted one of the most influential and controversial oeuvres in modern cinema.

The full retrospective takes place at Ciné Lumière, the ICA, BFI Southbank, King’s College London, Goethe- Institut London, Close-Up, and the Whitechapel Gallery until June 2019.

The retrospective is organised by the Goethe-Institut London in collaboration with BELVA Film and in partnership with BFI Southbank, the ICA, the Institut Français, Close-Up Film Centre, King’s College London, the German Screen Studies Network, the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Images (BIMI), and the Whitechapel Gallery.

Supported by the Embassy of Switzerland in the UK, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Londra, the Instituto Camões, BIRMAC (Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture) and the Department of German, King’s College London.

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