The Way of All Flesh presents the immortal Henrietta Lacks, whose cancerous tissues are still used today in all the scientific research used in an attempt to find a cure. Using archive footage, It Felt like a Kiss centres on the period of the United States’ rise to global power (1958-1967).
The Way of All Flesh, 1997, 52 min
Dancing Remade, undated, 10 min
It Felt Like a Kiss, 2009, 54 min
This cycle, curated by Chema González, brings together almost the entire body of work of this English journalist and producer, re-editing the vast archives of the BBC. The films are screened in remastered copies accompanied by presentations and debates about Curtis’s work.