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Directed by Agnès Varda

France 92 mins. In French with English subtitles

A meditation on the medium of photography and the power of a still image to poignantly capture a moment in time and act as a capsule of memory, Varda’s decades-spanning work looks back at critical junctures in her life as an artist. Operating in an inquisitive mode in the three shorts that make up this unique feature project, she examines the roots of her artistic practice through her first photographs, thinks through why she started taking pictures, and looks at mid-60s Cuba as a place of wonder and a society formed via revolution—lessons she might suggest we take to heart. Featuring Salut les Cubains (1964), Ulysse (1983), and Ydessa the Bears and Etc. (2004).