Agnès Varda facts for kids
Agnès Varda (born 30 May 1928) is a French movie director and producer, screenwriter, editor, actress, artist, photographer. She is also a professor at the European Graduate School.
Her movies, photographs, and artworks focus on realism, feminist issues, and social commentary with a distinct experimental style. Movie historians have cited Varda's work as central to the development of the French New Wave movie movement. She is known for her works Cleo de 5 a 7, La Pointe Courte, and Vagabond.
Awards and honors
- Golden Lion of the Venice Film Festival for Vagabond/Without Roof or Rule
- 2002 - René Clair Award.
- 2009 - The Beaches of Agnès won the César Award for best documentary film
- 12 April 2009 - made Commandeur de la Légion d'honneur
- May 2010 - Directors' Fortnight's 8th Carosse d'Or award for lifetime achievement at the Cannes Film Festival
- 14 May 2013 - promoted to Grand Cross of the National Order of Merit of France
- 10 August 2014 -Leopard of Honour award at the 67th Locarno Film Festival
- 13 December 2014 - Lifetime Achievement Award from the European Film Academy
- 24 May 2015 - honorary Palme d'or
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