The London premiere of Together with Lorenza Mazzetti (2023), a new documentary by Brighid Lowe, based on candid interviews given when Lorenza was 90, takes place on 13 September at BFI Southbank.
Together with Lorenza Mazzetti will screen with the first attested public screening of Lorenza’s second film The Country Doctor (1953), based on Kafka, lost until now. In Together with Lorenza Mazzetti she talks about the film for the first time.
Following the screening of Together with Lorenza Mazzetti and The Country Doctor, Brighid Lowe and researcher Henry K. Miller will take part in a discussion with Carol Morley (Dreams of a Life, The Falling).
Lorenza Mazzetti (1927-2020) is best known as a filmmaker for Together (1956), which is included in a separate programme on the same evening along with her debut short K (1953). In recent years Lorenza Mazzetti has been recognised for her books London Diary, a memoir of the 1950s, and The Sky is Falling, recently republished in a beautiful edition by Another Gaze Editions.
Joint tickets for the screenings on 13 September are available for a special price (you must phone or physically present yourself at the BFI box office for this offer): book via the BFI website.