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ICA Screening Berlin Alexanderplatz
Laurie Tuffrey , November 7th, 2013 12:04

Landmark German TV series to be screened in full this weekend and next

Over the next two weekends, November 9-10 and 16-17, the ICA will be hosting a hugely rare screening of Berlin Alexanderplatz, Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 14-part, 15.5-hours long adaptation of Alfred Döblin's 1929 novel following the post-prison dealings of fictitious criminal Franz Biberkopf, originally released in 1980. The event will take place in six stints over the two days and will be introduced by Iain Sinclair and Chris Petit, with the former describing the event, in a blog post on the ICA's website, as "like borrowing a Rembrandt. There is something religious about the recovery of this relic of a particular time and a particularly significant moment in the history of European culture."

Head to the blog to read the post in full and get hold of tickets.