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Varda par Agnès/ Varda by Agnès

This screening took place on
Monday, January 6, 2020 at 5:45pm
Yukon Arts Centre

The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s own brilliant career. At once impish and wise, she acts as our spirit guide on a free-associative tour through her six-decade artistic journey, shedding new light on her films, photography, and recent installation works while offering her one-of-a-kind reflections on everything from filmmaking to feminism to aging.

Suffused with the people, places, and things she loved—Jacques Demy, cats, colors, beaches, heart-shaped potatoes—this wonderfully idiosyncratic work of imaginative autobiography is a warmly human, touchingly bittersweet parting gift from one of cinema’s most luminous talents.

In French with English subtitles

“A perfect introduction to a talented artist who, even at 90, left us far too soon.” - National Post

  • Directed by Agnès Varda
  • 2019, France
  • 115 minutes
  • Film Subtitled

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