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Behind the White Glasses

The enormous significance and critical acclaim that was awarded Lina Wertmüller’s work in the 1970s is often forgotten today. During that period her work was widely discussed often due to its provocative and controversial bringing together of sex and politics. This documentary by Valerio Ruiz, who had worked as an assistant to the director, offers an insight into that moment and her career more broadly and is the perfect compliment to our mini-retrospective.