Varda by Agnès

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Varda by Agnès

#1 Post by MichaelB » Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:31 am

Confirmed as a November 4 release:
Following screenings in cinemas across the UK throughout the summer, Varda by Agnès (2019) will receive a Dual Format Edition release. The final film by iconic director Agnès Varda is a documentary that offers a personal insight into her life’s work, using excerpts from her many films to illustrate her unique artistic vision and ideas

Whether in front of the camera or behind it, Agnès Varda was a visual storyteller who eschewed convention and prescribed approaches to drama.

In Varda by Agnès — the director’s final film — she offers a personal insight into her oeuvre, using excerpts from her work to illustrate her unique artistic visions and ideas.

Playful, revealing and endearing, discover the inimitable genius of a true icon of world cinema.

• Presented in High Definition and Standard Definition
• Agnès Varda in Conversation (2018, 82 mins): the legendary director gives a talk about her career, illustrated with clips, to an audience at BFI Southbank.
• Agnès Varda: Filmmaker, photographer, Instagrammer (2018, 12 mins): the veteran director explains how Instagram followed photography and film as her medium of choice
• Video essay (2019, 10 mins): a newly commissioned video essay by film critic and writer Amy Simmons
• Original theatrical trailer
• **FIRST PRESSING ONLY** Fully illustrated booklet with new writing on the film and full film credits

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