Whether in front of the camera or behind it, Agnès Varda was a visual storyteller who eschewed convention and prescribed approaches to drama.
In Varda by Agnès — the director’s final film — she offers a personal insight into her oeuvre, using excerpts from her work to illustrate her unique artistic visions and ideas.
Playful, revealing and endearing, discover the inimitable genius of a true icon of world cinema.
Agnès Varda in Conversation (2018, 83 mins): the legendary director gives an illustrated talk about her career to an audience at BFI Southbank. Recorded on 10th July 2018
Agnès Varda: Filmmaker, Photographer, Instagrammer (2018, 12 mins): the veteran filmmaker and photographer explains how Instagram has become a favourite medium for her. Shot at the BFI Reuben Library in the summer of 2018
Agnès Varda: Righteous Joy and Anger (2019, 8 mins): film critic and author, Amy Simmons, discusses some of Varda’s lesser-known films in this audiovisual essay
Original theatrical trailer
**FIRST PRESSING ONLY** Fully illustrated booklet with new writing by So Mayer and Isabel Stevens, a contemporary review by Catherine Wheatley, recollections of Agnès Varda by composer Joanna Bruzdowicz, and filmmakers Mia Hansen-LØve, Heddy Honigmann and Marc Isaacs and full film credits.