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EXCLUSIVE: Five Chris Marker Classics and an Agnes Varda Miniseries Will Stream This Summer

Attention cinephiles: SundanceNOW Doc Club has a juicy slate of streaming titles coming up. This May, the online VOD service will present a fantastic array of films from experimental director Chris Marker. Then in June, SundanceNOW will also host the exclusive US premiere of French auteur Agnes Varda's TV miniseries "Agnes Varda From Here to There."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 18, 2014 4:45 PM
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AFI FEST 2013 Announces Four Iconic Film Selections by Guest Artistic Director Agnes Varda

The American Film Institute has announced a program of four films selected by Guest Artistic Director Agnes Varda to screen at AFI FEST 2013, including films by Bresson, Fassbinder, Cassavetes and Scorsese.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 19, 2013 2:59 PM
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AFI FEST 2013 Opens with 'Saving Mr. Banks' and Closes with 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' More Early Details

The American Film Institute has announced early details of its AFI FEST 2013 program. The North American Premiere Gala of Disney’s "Saving Mr. Banks" will open the festival on Thursday, November 7. The Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" will close the festival on November 14.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 4, 2013 9:00 AM
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Agnes Varda's New Five-Part Global Art Doc 'From Here to There' to Get VOD Release from Cinema Guild

The Cinema Guild has snapped up stateside VOD rights to Agnes Varda's new five-part documentary "From Here to There," which chronicles the French auteur's world travels as she surveys the global contemporary art scene, meeting with filmmakers and artists from an array of backgrounds. It will be released across multiple digital platforms later this year.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 22, 2013 1:10 PM
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Cannes Announces Complete Camera d'Or and Un Certain Regard Juries, Agnes Varda and Thomas Vinterberg at the Helm

In Cannes news, juries have been rounded out for the Un Certain Regard sidebar as well as the Camera d'Or, with Thomas Vinterberg and Agnes Varda at the helm respectively.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 30, 2013 12:14 PM
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Agnes Varda, Still Making Waves

Agnes Varda, irrepressible octogenarian -- “say I’ll be 85 in May” -- and filmmaker whose 1954 feature debut, "La Pointe-Courte," precipitated New Wave cinema, is artist-in-residence at the University of Pennsylvania this week, dispensing wisdom, teaching master classes and sharing some of her 33 films, including her 2009 cine-memoir, "The Beaches of Agnes."
  • By Carrie Rickey
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  • March 15, 2013 12:20 PM
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