Going Against the Hollywood Grain

Todd Haynes’ FAR FROM HEAVEN is based on two films by Douglas Sirk: ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS and IMITATION OF LIFE. In her illustrated talk Maggie Höffgen will explore these ‘original’ melodramas and how they can be read as ‘progressive’. Maggie will also discuss Todd Haynes’ approach to the originals.Tickets: £3.00 including £1.00 off a ticket for any Todd Haynes or Douglas Sirk film.