On the Body and Becoming: Cléo de 5 à 7

In Agnès Varda’s 1962 film Cléo de 5 à 7, cancer is mentioned enough that one begins perceiving it as a condition of existence rather than a sickness. Indeed, the film opens with an ominous diagnosis at a fortune teller: Cléo (Corinne Marchand) gets the death card in her tarot reading. The elderly seer soothes […]

“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 truth.