VARDA: A RETROSPECTIVE
A pioneer of the French New Wave, Agnès Varda continued to push the bounds of cinema over the course of her magnificent six-decade career. The films in this retrospective are a testament to Varda’s boundless curiosity and creativity.
Tickets: $9 | $5 PFS & Lightbox Film Center Members | Free For Students with ID
CLEO FROM 5 TO 7
AGNÈS VARDA | FRANCE | 1962 | 116 MIN | FRENCH
April 6 | 7:00 PM | Philadelphia Film Center
This defining work of the French New Wave follows a beautiful young singer as she passes the time anxiously awaiting the results of a medical test.
AGNÈS VARDA, JR | FRANCE | 2017 | 90 MIN | FRENCH
April 13 | 7:00 PM | Philadelphia Film Center
Agnès Varda and street artist JR team up to photograph ordinary folks throughout France in this delightful ode to friendship, community, and the artistic spirit.
ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T
AGNÈS VARDA | FRANCE | 1977 |121 MIN | FRENCH
April 22 | 7:00 PM | Philadelphia Film Center
Women’s liberation takes center stage in Varda’s music-driven tale of the enduring friendship between two very different women.
AGNÈS VARDA | FRANCE | 1985 | 105 MIN | FRENCH
April 27 | 7:00 PM | Philadelphia Film Center
After the frost-bitten body of a young woman is found in a ditch, her lonely, nomadic final days are recounted in this tough, deeply moving drama.
VARDA’s ’60s SHORTS
AGNÈS VARDA | FRANCE | xx MIN | FRENCH
April 29| 7:00 PM | Philadelphia Film Center
Made over the course of the French New Wave’s defining decade, these five diverse shorts display the breadth of Agnès Varda’s curiosity and ingenuity.
AGNÈS VARDA | FRANCE | 1965 | 80 MIN | FRENCH
May 4 | 7:00 PM | Philadelphia Film Center
Though seemingly content with his happy home life, a young father begins an extramarital affair in Varda’s brilliantly-hued, but biting, drama.
THE GLEANERS AND I
AGNÈS VARDA | FRANCE | 2000 | 82 MIN | FRENCH
May 6 | 7:00 PM | Philadelphia Film Center
Varda’s compassion and restless creativity are on full display in this classic, wide-ranging meditation on the art of scavenging.
LA POINTE COURTE
AGNÈS VARDA | FRANCE | 1957 | 80 MIN | FRENCH
May 18 | 7:00 PM | Philadelphia Film Center
Agnès Varda’s debut follows a Parisian couple attempting to piece together their marriage against the backdrop of an impoverished fishing village.