“Les plages d’Agnès” (“The Beaches of Agnes”)

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Ruth Ann Musick Library - Multi-media Room A

On the eve of her 80th birthday, Agnès Varda, often referred to as “the godmother of the French New Wave,” decided to make the autobiographical “The Beaches of Agnes,” guiding us through her extraordinary 55-year career and poignantly reminiscing about her husband, the filmmaker Jacques Demy (best known for “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”), who died of AIDS in 1990—information that Varda makes public here for the first time. Raising two children—costume designer Rosalie Varda and actor Mathieu Demy—and making some of France’s greatest movies from the 1960s, Varda and Demy traveled the world but appeared to have been most at home in the “septième” art. Or, as Varda puts it: “Cinema—I feel like I’ve always lived in it.”

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