Who Will Write Our History
Learning from the Righteous, High Barnet, London, 27 January
The story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive, the secret archive he created and led in the Warsaw Ghetto. With 30,000 pages of writing, photographs, posters, and more, the Oyneg Shabes Archive is the most important cache of in-the-moment, eyewitness accounts from the Holocaust. It documents not only how the Jews of the ghetto died, but how they lived. The film is based on the book of the same name by historian Samuel Kassow.
until 24 February
This exhibition provides a unique insight into the design process behind a selection of groundbreaking contemporary videogames. Design work, including concept art and prototypes, feature alongside large-scale immersive installations and interactives.
Klimt / Schiele
Royal Academy, until 3 February
Last chance to see these evocative drawings. In early 20th-century bohemian Vienna, Austrian modernists, Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, challenged convention and form, distorted the body, and endeavoured to create the most erotic art on the market.
Now on the centenary of their deaths, 100 of Klimt and Schiele’s exquisite, fragile drawings are on display for the first time in the UK.
Netflix, out now
If you haven’t seen this beautiful film from 2006 then have a look. It follows a young girl and her escapism from Spain in 1944, where her new stepfather is a ruthless captain in the army.
Tate Modern, out now?
Twenty-four ice blocks from the Nuup Kangerlua fjord in Greenland have been brought to London by Artist Olafur Eliasson and geologist Minik Rosing.
Each block broke off from the ice sheet. To transport them for this exhibit used about the same as someone flying from London to the Arctic and back to witness the ice melting.
As people were free to move around the ice they could smell and taste the Earth’s air before it was as poluted.
The intention is to take the threat of climate change, that can seem far away and abstract, and make it real and unavoidable.
They probably will have melted by the time you read this but the leftover ice will be taken around the country to schools to educate about climate change.