There’s a reason that we spell “queen” V-A-R-D-A! It’s because she’s been changing the game for no less than the last half-century, influencing giants from Godard and Truffaut to Scorsese and Coppola. Since 1955, she has made twenty-two features and as many short films, and both her narrative work and her documentaries possess a look, a sound, and a joie de vivre that are uniquely her alone, and persist no matter what the subject. Her newest, Faces Places, proves that at almost ninety years old, she’s still a revelation. This video is a personal and heartfelt tribute to Agnès Varda in all of her iconoclastic glory—and she has plenty to speak of.

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