Faces Places (12A)
Tue 08 Aug 1200 - Thu 01 Jan 1970
£7* | £5* students/under 25s | 3 films for £18*
Dir. Agnès Varda, JR
94 mins | 2017 | France
French with English subtitles
Marking her long-awaited return to filmmaking the iconic 90-year-old director Agnès Varda forges an unlikely partnership with enigmatic photographer JR as they embark on a road trip unlike any other.
Sharing their lifelong passion for images they take to the road in a unique collaboration and set about exploring the villages and small towns of rural France. Inspired by the people they meet the pair create large-scale portraits and plaster them across unconventional locations.
This heart warming insight into unnamed communities, documented here in Vardas typically tender, playful and humanist manner won the Golden Eye Award at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Best Documentary Feature award at this years Academy Awards Faces Places is a deeply charming and life-affirming look at not only the subtle power of community but the inspiration that can emerge from the most unexpected of friendships.