Tonight, Agnès Varda will be at the French Institute Alliance Française for a talk featuring short films and video clips, kicking off a sort of early spring season in New York. FIAF's CinéSalon will be presenting Agnès Varda: Life as Art, a series of films screening through March 21.

An exhibition of video installation, photography and sculpture, Varda's first in NYC, opens on Thursday at Blum & Poe and "highlights works made from 1949 to the present, a rare amalgam of various epochs of the prolific artist's lifetime."

And on Friday, March 10, Village Voice senior film critic Melissa Anderson will host a live talk with Varda at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, presented in conjunction with Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the series opening tomorrow and running through March 12.

For more on Varda and her work, see last fall's symposium at Reverse Shot, CineVardaUtopia.