Hailed as quintessentially British, Powell and Pressburger’s often-controversial films in fact emerged from the creative energy sparked when ‘Man of Kent’ Michael Powell combined his dynamic direction with the elegant, incisive writing of Emeric Pressburger, a Jewish Hungarian émigré. And that cross-border collaboration flowed throughout their productions.

In partnership with the BFI, this season marks the most extensive celebration of their work ever undertaken.