Remembering Agnès: The Life and Work of Agnès Varda

The recent death of French filmmaker and artist Agnès Varda is a poignant reminder of her significance as an artist and as a woman. Born in Belgium in 1928, Varda’s professional career spanned five decades. With her first film, La Pointe Courte, being released in 1954, and her most recent movie Faces Places receiving awards […]

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Faces Places

“Chance has always been my best assistant”, the inimitable Agnès Varda intones towards the beginning of her newest film essay, Faces Places. Varda’s career is a gorgeous synthesis of innovative fiction films (Cléo From 5 to 7 [1961], Le Bonheur [1965], Vagabond [1984]) and even more inventive documentaries (Daguerréotypes [1975], Murs murs [1981], The Gleaners […]