Agnès Varda and Susan Sontag at 1969 New York Film Festival
At the seventh annual New York Film Festival in 1969, Newsweek film critic Jack Kroll moderated a conversation about aesthetics and creative decisions between Agnès Varda and Susan Sontag. Varda presented her film, Lion's Love, shot in Hollywood with Viva, Jerome Ragni and James Rado. Acclaimed literary and film critic Susan Sontag presented her debut film, Duet for Cannibals. Watch a 2010 interview with Varda »
In The Beaches of Agnès, Agnès Varda uses film clips, old photos and gorgeous reenactments to revisit her Belgian youth, association with the French New Wave, marriage to director Jacques Demy (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) and the making of her movies.
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