Straub-Huillet retrospective opens at London's ICA
The Films of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet
The complete retrospective of the films of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub opens at the ICA on 1 March with the UK premiere of their adaptation of Schoenberg’s comic opera Von heute auf morgen (From Today until Tomorrow, 1996). The screening will be preceded by L'arrotino (The Knife Sharpener, 2001).
Martin Brady, Reader in German and Film Studies at King's College London and GSSN member, will introduce the screenings.
These screenings are part of a major three-month London celebration of the work of Straub and Huillet organised by the Goethe-Institut London in collaboration with BELVA Film and in cultural partnership with the BFI Southbank, the Institut Français, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Londra, King’s College London, German Screen Studies Network, ICA, the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image (BIMI), Close-Up, and the Whitechapel Art Gallery. With the kind support from the Embassy of Switzerland in the UK.