Faces Places

(Visages, villages)
Monday, February 19, 2018 – 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Faces Places

(Visages, villages)

Directors: Agnès Varda and JR
Cast: Jean-Paul Beaujon, Amaury Bossy, Yves Boulen
Time: 89 min
Country: France
Year: 2017
Language: French with English Subtitles

Agnès Varda is almost 90 years old and she is still making films. That alone should be cause for dancing in the streets. But wait, there’s more: Agnes Varda is almost 90 years old and she is still making fantastic films. Searching, compassionate, provocative, funny, sad ones. This is one of them. You should see it, and then go dancing in the streets. Equal parts breezily charming and poignantly powerful, When Agnès and JR met in 2015, they immediately wanted to work together, to shoot a film in France, far from cities, during a trip in JR’s photographic (and magical) truck. This film also tells the story of Agnès and JR’s friendship, which grew stronger throughout the film shoot, between surprises and teasing, and while laughing about their differences.

Faces Places


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