Films byTexts by Agnes Varda
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Agnès Varda, 1965, 79’

Francois is a young carpenter married with Therese. They have two little children. All goes well, life is beautiful, the sun shines and the birds sing. One day, Francois meets Emilie, they fall in love and become lovers.

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29.03.2019

The French filmmaker Agnes Varda has passed away on 29 March 2019. She was 90 years old. « Je ne veux pas montrer, mais donner aux gens l’envie de voir. » (Agnes Varda)

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Agnès Varda, 1962, 90’

Unfolding in almost real time, Cléo de 5 à 7 chronicles two hours in the life of a self-absorbed pop singer as she waits to find out whether or not she has cancer.

 

« J’aime Cléo de minuit à midi ... »

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Agnès Varda, 1985, 105’

“No one claimed the body. She had died a natural death without leaving a trace. But people she had met recently remembered her. Those witnesses helped me tell of the last weeks of her last winter. She left her mark on them.

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Agnès Varda, 1969, 31’

“The Black Panther Party (BPP) embodied this new mixture of cultural and political rebellion. Varda would often travel from Los Angeles to Oakland, filming Black Panther meetings and demonstrations with a 16mm camera borrowed from student activists at the University of California, Berkeley.