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Faces Places (12A)


A Film Hub South East presentation from the
Independent Cinema Office

Growing audiences for cultural cinema

All Tickets £6

French with English subtitles.

Directors: JR, Agnès Varda

Starring: Agnès Varda, JR, Jeannine Carpentier

Maestro of French cinema Agnès Varda (The Gleaners and I, The Beaches of Agnès) joins forces with street artist and self-styled photograffeur JR in this magnificently moving and funny Oscar-nominated documentary. Together, this odd couple explores France, using JR’s camera van (which spits out huge Polaroid-like posters) to create photographs of the people they meet – including factory workers, farmers, waitresses and dockworkers, in locations both rural and industrial – and honour them on a vast visual scale.

Varda’s first co-directed film is a triumph, a multimedia celebration of creativity and the quiet heroism of her fellow citizens’ everyday lives.

Watch the officlal trailer below

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  • A near-perfect study of faces and places
    The Guardian

  • Wonderful, A unique piece of work
    The Guardian

  • Entrancingly life-affirming
    The Arts Desk

  • Delightful
    Time Out

  • A little jewel of a film
    The Hollywood Reporter

  • Moving, funny, wonderful ... a screen duo for the ages

  • Enchanting, profound and beautifully moving

  • A joyful celebration of the urge to create art and celebrate life
    Screen Daily