Films byTexts by Agnes Varda

The French filmmaker Agnes Varda has passed away on 29 March 2019. She was 90 years old. « Je ne veux pas montrer, mais donner aux gens l’envie de voir. » (Agnes Varda)

Agnès Varda, 1985, 105’

“No one claimed the body. She had died a natural death without leaving a trace. But people she had met recently remembered her. Those witnesses helped me tell of the last weeks of her last winter. She left her mark on them.

Agnès Varda, 1969, 31’

“The Black Panther Party (BPP) embodied this new mixture of cultural and political rebellion. Varda would often travel from Los Angeles to Oakland, filming Black Panther meetings and demonstrations with a 16mm camera borrowed from student activists at the University of California, Berkeley.