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New Wave Cinéaste to Digital Gleaner: Change and Continuity in the Work of Agnès Varda

Kelley Conway

in Agnès Varda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039720
eISBN:
9780252097829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039720.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter highlights Agnès Varda's place in New Wave cinema history. It illustrates how Varda's ever-shifting profile has evolved from avant-garde precursor to the “grandmother” of the New Wave. ... More


Aesthetics and Technique

Delphine Bénézet

in The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter continues to look into the specificity of Agnès Varda's films within its historical context and also uses a revisionist perspective concerning hardcore auteurism. It revisits the idea of ... More


Agnès Varda: A Woman Within History

Delphine Bénézet

in The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a sample of selected films of Agnès Varda and argues that her cinematographic practice has always engaged with the corporeal, and that as a consequence it constitutes a decisive ... More


Virtual Museums and Memory Objects

Isabelle Mcneill

in Memory and the Moving Image: French Film in the Digital Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638918
eISBN:
9780748671014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638918.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the role of filmic, or ‘screened’, objects in memory. It specifically examines the virtual museums of Agnès Varda, Chris Marker and Jean-Luc Godard. It is noted that Godard's ... More


Memory and the Moving Image: French Film in the Digital Era

Isabelle McNeill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638918
eISBN:
9780748671014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638918.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A vital rethinking of memory and the moving image for the digital age, this book investigates the role of the moving image in cultural memory, considering the impact of digital technologies on visual ... More


The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Delphine Benezet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Agnès Varda, a pioneer of the French New Wave, has been making radical films for over half a century. Many of these are considered by scholars, filmmakers, and audiences alike, as audacious, seminal, ... More


Poetics of Space

Delphine Bénézet

in The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers how Agnès Varda articulates a model of cinema that subverts classical theory. It analyses this model by determining how Varda approaches space when she films or when she sets ... More


Cinécriture and Originality

Delphine Bénézet

in The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers Agnès Varda's cinécriture, her unique approach to conceiving cinema as an elaborate and potentially powerful combination of moving images, sound, and music. It begins with a ... More


Beginnings

Delphine Bénézet

in The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overall description of the works of French New Wave film director Agnès Varda. It first looks into her Salut les Cubains! (1964), a distinctive political ... More


Digital Impressions: Writing Memory after Agnès Varda

Domietta Torlasco

in The Heretical Archive: Digital Memory at the End of Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681099
eISBN:
9781452949093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681099.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter two (“Digital Impressions”) questions Derrida’s definition of impression as inscription by turning to Varda’s film The Gleaners and I and asserting “gleaning” as the figure for a heterodox ... More


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