“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.
1967 / France / 22 min
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This is a portrait of the painter Jean Varda, my uncle. In the aquatic suburbs of San Francisco, intellectual heart and center of the bohemian, he navigates with a sail and paints celestial and Byzantine cities because he is Greek. Nevertheless, he is involved in young American movements; hippies and drop outs come to see him in his house-boat. How I discovered my American uncle and how marvelous is the man: that’s what I show in this colorful short. —Agnès Varda
|Dir. of Photography||David Myers|
|Music||Richard Lawrence, Yannis Spanos et Albinoni|
|Tags||family, portrait, visual arts|
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