We felt that this was very exciting. That this film could be something very new. But we couldn’t judge. Because the script didn’t say so much. —Agneta Ekmanner, actor in Duet for Cannibals*
On Friday, two UCLA institutions—the Film and Television Archive and the Library Special Collections—will screen the 2K restoration of Susan Sontag’s directorial debut DUET FOR CANNIBALS and present a selection of the Susan Sontag Papers.
Friday, February 7, at 7:30 pm.
Billy Wilder Theater—Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.
*Agneta Ekmanner, author’s interview in Benjamin Moser, Sontag: Her Life and Work (New York: Ecco, 2019), 313.
See “Benjamin Moser’s Pulitzer Prize for Biography is a Travesty,” by Nádia Gotlib, Lisa Paddock, Carl Rollyson, and Magdalena Edwards.
From top: Susan Sontag, photograph by Jill Krementz, 1974; Sontag, Duet for Cannibals (1969) (4). Images courtesy and © Jill Krementz, the filmmakers, actors, producers, stills photographers, and Metrograph Pictures.