16 July 2009 - A Woman's Reply: A Short Introduction to Agnes Varda

Thursday July 16th - 7PM
Bluestockings, 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002

--L'opera Mouffe [Diary of a Pregnant Woman] (1958, 16 minutes)
--Les fiances du pont Mac Donald (1961, 5 minutes)
--Salut les cubains (Greetings, Cubans) (1963, 28 minutes)
--Elsa la rose (Elsa the Rose) (1965, 20 minutes)
--Response de femmes: Notre corps, notre sexe (The Response of Women: Our Body, Our Sex) (1975, 8 minutes)
--Plaisir d'amour en Iran (The Pleasure of Love in Iran) (1976, 6 minutes)
--Les dites cariatides (The So-Called Caryatids) (1984, 12 minutes)
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 85 minutes | Digital Projection

(All of Agnes Varda's short films are available on region-2 DVD directly from her, via her Cine-Tamaris label. The 2DVD set Varda tous courts (2007) includes English subtitles for all the films. Select titles are also available as bonus features on the Criterion Collection's 4 by Agnes Varda set (2008), which collects their single-disc editions of La Pointe Courte (1956), Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962), Le bonheur (1965), and Vagabond (1985).)