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Cinematheque . Film Schedule . VARDA BY AGNÈS

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Cleveland premiere!


France | 2019 | Agnès Varda, Didier Rouget

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The final work by the late, great filmmaker who was the only distaff director associated with the French New Wave is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of her own brilliant career. At once impish and wise, Varda acts as our spirit guide on a free-associative tour through her six-decade artistic journey as a photographer, moviemaker, and installation artist. She also offers her one-of-a-kind reflections on everything from filmmaking to feminism to aging. Filled with photos and film clips, and suffused with the people, places, and things she loved—husband Jacques Demy, cats, colors, beaches, heart-shaped potatoes—this wonderfully idiosyncratic work of imaginative autobiography is a warmly human, touchingly bittersweet parting gift from one of cinema’s most luminous talents. Cleveland premiere. Subtitles. DCP. 115 min

Special event pricing $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8. No passes, twofers, or radio winners.

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General Admission: $10
Member: $7 (includes CIA and CSU I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required)
Additional film on the same day: $7 (or the member price for that film)

Note: Special events cost more. Exceptions are noted.