Screening
Jane B. for Agnès V.

Part of CineVardaUtopia: The Films of Agnès Varda, Part Two
Saturday, June 9, 4:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

Dir. Agnès Varda. 1988, 97 mins. DCP. This expressionistic and reflexive portrait of iconic actor and singer Jane Birkin abandons a traditional bio-pic format in favor of candid moments alternating with freewheeling, genre-variable fantasy sequences headlined by Birkin herself. Varda's relationship with her subject echoes with a larger exploration of that between director and performer, while Jane the woman, wife, and mother ricochets against Birkin the star and pop cultural legend. "While the word “feminism” is never uttered in this movie, Jane B. par Agnès V. is an exemplary feminist work, one in which two female artists, self-aware but hardly self-conscious, create beauty by exchanging notes."—Glenn Kenny, The New York Times

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact members@movingimage.us with questions regarding online reservations.)

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