||Curated film-streaming service MUBI has announced a new library licence fee deal with distributor to run in the UK over the next year.
50 CURZON prestige titles have been hand-picked by Chiara Marañon, MUBI's UK programmer, offering MUBI subscribers in the UK the chance to discover and see anew an eclectic mix of important cinema titles from Curzon's catalogue.
Marañon focused on contemporary female filmmakers including Agnes Varda, Andrea Arnold, Claire Denis, Lynne Ramsay, Sally Potter, Mia Hansen-Love, Debra Granick and Alice Rohrwacher. Special seasons on auteurs like Haneke, Kiarostami, and Kieslowski will follow.
These acquisitions will begin screening exclusively on MUBI's online service from February 2019.
MUBI's Director of Acquisitions, Vanja Kaludjercic has said: "Curzon have long been a standard-bearer for excellence in arthouse, independent and world cinema and we are thrilled to bring their films to MUBI in UK."
Louisa Dent, Managing Director, Curzon Artificial Eye, has said: "We are delighted to offer this selection of films to MUBI, a company whose ethos of sharing great cinema with its customers chimes strongly with our own."