Photo Playing: The Archival Journey of Une minute pour une image

Photo Playing: The Archival Journey of Une minute pour une image

Agnès Varda’s practice of snapping photos has spanned nearly her entire lifetime. It served as her day job up until the success of Cléo de 5 à 7,[i] and part of her stylistic imprint as a filmmaker derives from her brilliant way of turning photographic encounters into...
Wandering in the Presence of Women: Les dites cariatides

Wandering in the Presence of Women: Les dites cariatides

“Every face tells a story.” – Agnès Varda, Visages villages (2017) Across many of her works, in her decades-long filmmaking career, Agnès Varda has searched for stories in people’s faces, histories embedded in the concrete textures of places, locations and...
“Agnès’s Fantastic Truths”: A Varda Comic Strip

“Agnès’s Fantastic Truths”: A Varda Comic Strip

Our cover artist Alejandra Espino explores and reflects upon the ways Agnès Varda shapes narratives when deciding to tell a story. By using small details, Varda transforms the seemingly minute to play with traditional ideas regarding memory, biography and even...
The Gift of Collaboration: A Roundtable on Agnès Varda

The Gift of Collaboration: A Roundtable on Agnès Varda

Filmmakers Alexandra Hidalgo, Sofia Bohdanowicz and Caroline Leone and actress Indra De Bruyn discuss their shared love of the works of Agnès Varda—including La Pointe Courte, Le Bonheur, Cléo de 5 à 7, Vagabond, The Gleaners and I and The Beaches of Agnès—and the...