Previously at the ICA - Seasons
1 Mar 2019 – 5 May 2019
A bold interpretation of Elio Vittorini’s 1930s anti-fascist novel, ‘Conversations in Sicily’.
A diptych based on Elio Vittorini’s novel ‘The Women of Messina’ about a post-war community of workers threatened by the forces of history.
In the aftermath of the Second World War, a community of workers and peasants attempt to rebuild their daily lives.
Pedro Costa’s admiring portrait of Straub and Huillet, filmed during the production of ‘Sicilia!’
Four shorts by Jean-Marie Straub based on Cesare Pavese’s retelling of Greek myths, ‘Dialogues with Leucó’.
A series of dialogues between the Greek gods about fate, love and mortality, set in the Tuscan landscape.
Straub and Huillet’s two-part reflection on time, myth and resistance, based on novels by Cesare Pavese.
Shot in France and Egypt, this investigation into history, class struggle and land uncovers the traces of past revolts.
Straub and Huillet’s ‘Too Early, Too Late’ is followed by two shorts including ‘Jackals and Arabs’, based on an allegorical short story by Kafka.
Straub and Huillet’s ‘Too Early, Too Late’ is followed by two shorts which explore class struggle, resistance and activism.
This compilation of sequences from Straub and Huillet’s previous films explores resistance to forms of violence and oppression.
A wildly original reading of Schoenberg’s rarely performed one-act comic opera from 1929.