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Agnès Varda

Agnès Varda Salon: Political, Personal and Playful

Our guest speakers will explore how Varda presents her political views with a playful edge.

Free to ticket holders of One Sings, the Other Doesn’t on Wednesday 20 June 18:15 (must be booked via the box office due to limited availability), otherwise £6.50.

We are pleased to announce that freelance film writer and Reel Good Film Club founder Grace Barber-Plentie, curator and creative producer at Birds Eye View Films Jo Duncombe, and academic Ros Murray (King’s College London) will join us for this discussion, chaired by writer So Mayer.

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Agnès Varda (c) Cine Tamaris

Total runtime 90min

Agnès Varda has a particularly strong eye for portraying social movements, various cultures and overlooked communities. How do her personal, social commitments and her ethnographic aesthetic inform her fiction work? How does she combine political engagement with a playful approach? Join our guest speakers to examine this particular aspect of Varda’s oeuvre.

'This June we honour the trailblazing women of yesterday, today and tomorrow with major retrospectives and events at BFI Southbank. Join us as we pay tribute to those who transcend their worlds to expand ours.'
Gaylene Gould, Head of Cinema and Events



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