AGNES VARDA: FROM HERE TO THERE

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First show: January 09

FromHere2 A hit at last year SFIFF, FROM HERE TO THERE (Agnès de ci de là Varda) is a five part documentary series that chronicles the indefatigable filmmaker’s travels around the world, meeting friends, artists and filmmakers for an expansive view of the global contemporary art scene.

Whether in Los Angeles or St. Petersburg, Lisbon or Mexico, Varda finds herself talking with Alexander Sokurov, sharing a meal with sculptor Christian Boltanski and his partner artist Annette Messager, visiting with Chris Marker at his home, or dancing with Manoel de Oliveira. Each encounter is infused with the director’s characteristic insight, inquisitiveness and wonder.

Comprised of five episodes, each approximately 45 minutes, Agnes Varda: From Here To There is a joyous celebration of life, art and people.   FROM HERE TO THERE MARATHON!!!
The Series will be shown in its entirety, Saturday, January 10 starting @ 3pm!!!!!!!!!   Admission = $22.00

Episode Highlights

Episode 1: A visit to Chris Marker’s apartment, a conversation about art and media – and a journey into Second Life. A train to Nantes for a celebration of Jacques Demy, on the 20th anniversary of his death, and his landmark film Lola with Anouk Aimee. Then, a meeting with the head of the city’s Art Museum. Later, a trip to Portugal, where Manoel de Oliveira turns the camera on Varda and invites her for a dance.

Episode 2: A visit with artist Miguel Barcelo who shows Varda the unique tools he’s developed for his paintings. A trip to Brussels for the inauguration of the Magritte Museum. A talk with friend and designer Hans Ulrich Obrist, creator of Varda’s famous potato costume which she wore for the Venice Biennale in 2003.

Episode 3: Trips to Cologne, then Saint Petersburg, where Varda talks with the famously-guarded Alexander Sokurov, and Art Basel. Lunch with sculptor Christian Boltanski and artist Annette Messager. A chat with Helene Louvart, cinematographer on Beaches of Agnes, and also for Wim Wenders, Claire Denis and Christophe Honore.

Episode 4: On Sиte, in the Mediterranean, Varda talks with an old friend, artist Pierre Soulages, on his terrace overlooking the sea. A visit to Angela and Daniel, two brothers she met years ago while working on her famous Cabin on the Beach installation. Then, the Lyon Biennale, and conversations with participating artists.

Episode 5: Varda vists the Maillol Museum in Paris on the occasion of a Vanitas exhibit. Then Mexico, for a conversation with filmmaker Carlos Reygadas (Japon, Silent Light, Post Tenebras Lux), who shares his interests and ideas on film. Finally, Los Angeles and a memorial to Jim Morrison.

SCHEDULE

Friday, January 9
AGNES VARDA: FROM HERE TO THERE
Episode 1 & Episode 2
7:00

Saturday, January 10
AGNES VARDA: FROM HERE TO THERE MARATHON!!!
Admission = $20.00.
Episode 1 & 2, (20 min. break), Episode 3 & 4, (15 min break), Episode 5
3:00 – 8:00

Sunday, January 11
AGNES VARDA: FROM HERE TO THERE
(Separate Admission)
Episodes 1& 2 (90 mins.)
3:00
Episodes 3 & 4
5:00
Episodes 5 & 1
7:00

 

AGNES VARDA: FROM HERE TO THERE: Upcoming Showtimes