Past Event

Faces Places (Visages Villages)

February 15, 2018
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Buell Hall, 515 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 East Gallery
Agnes Varda and JR, 2017, 90 min. Film in French,with English subtitles. 89-year-old Agnes Varda, a leading figure of the French New Wave, and 33-year-old French photographer and muralist JR teamed up to co-direct this enchanting documentary/road movie. Together they travel around the villages of France in JR’s photo truck, meeting locals, learning their stories and producing epic-size portraits of them. The photos are prominently displayed on houses, barns, storefronts and trains, revealing the humanity of their subjects, and themselves. Screening followed by a moderated discussion in French.