“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.
THE BEACHES OF AGNÈS // LES PLAGES D’AGNES (Orig.)
2008 / France / 110 min
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Returning to the beaches which have been parts of her life, Agnès Varda invents a kind of self-portrait-documentary. Agnès stages herself among excerpts of her films, images and reportages. She shares with humor and emotion her beginnings as stage photographer, then early filmmaker of the French New Wave, her life with Jacques Demy, her feminism, her trips to Cuba, China and the USA, her life as independent producer and her family. A free and curious woman!
|Dir. of Photography||Alain Sakot, Hélène Louvart, Arlène Nelson, Julia Fabry, Jean-Baptiste Morin et Agnès Varda|
|Editing||Agnès Varda avec Baptiste Filloux et Jean-Baptiste Morin|
|Tags||essay, film, photography, private, visual arts|
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