Agnès Varda

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Varda in Guadalajara, Mexico, 2010

Agnès Varda (born 30 May 1928) is a French movie director and producer, screenwriter, editor, actress, artist, photographer. She is also a professor at the European Graduate School.[1]

Her movies, photographs, and artworks focus on realism, feminist issues, and social commentary with a distinct experimental style. Movie historians have cited Varda's work as central to the development of the French New Wave movie movement.[2] She is known for her works Cleo de 5 a 7, La Pointe Courte, and Vagabond.

Varda was born in Ixelles, Belgium to French parents. She studied at École des Beaux-Arts. Varda was married to Jacques Demy from 1962 until his death in 1990. They had one daughter, Rosalie.

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  1. See: Agnès Varda Faculty Page @ European Graduate School
  2. Vincendeau, Ginette (January 21, 2008). "La Pointe Courte: How Agnès Varda "Invented" the New Wave". The Criterion Collection. Retrieved July 10, 2015. 
  3. "Film Update". PBS. Retrieved 22 November 2016.  Text " The Beaces of Agnès" ignored (help)
  4. "Légion d'honneur : Vincent Bolloré et Max Gallo promus En savoir plus sur http://www.lemonde.fr/politique/article/2009/04/12/legion-d-honneur-plusieurs-proches-de-sarkozy-promu" (in French). Le Monde. 12.04.2009. Retrieved 22 November 2016.  Check date values in: |date= (help); External link in |title= (help)
  5. Mintzer, Jordan (April 7, 2010). "Denis to head Certain Regard jury, Directors' Fortnight to honor Varda". Variety. Retrieved 22 November 2016.  More than one of |author= and |last= specified (help)
  6. "Jeanne Moreau is made Commander of the National Order of Merit". Getty Images. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  7. Llanos Martínez, Héctor (11/08/2014). "Agnès Varda • Director". cineuropa. Retrieved 22 November 2016.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  8. "EFA honours Agnès Varda". Cineuropa. 30/10/2014. Retrieved 22 November 2016.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  9. "A Palme d'honneur to Agnès Varda". Festival de Cannes. 11.05.2015. Retrieved 22 November 2016.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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