{SCREENING} The Gleaners and I on 23/05/2019

 MAY: Agnès Varda forever! 

Exile Room concludes the season with a tribute to legendary Nouvelle Vague director Agnès Varda, featuring two incredible documentaries from her iconic filmography, which never ceased to surprise her followers. Long live Agnès Varda!

 The Gleaners and I (2000) 

Thursday 23/05 at 21:00 @ Exile Room

Les Glaneurs et la Glaneuse | Director: Agnès Varda | Country: France | Duration: 82’

Throughout her life in France, Agnès has often come across gleaners, foragers, rummagers and scavengers. Through necessity, purely by chance or out of choice, these people pick up leftover items discarded by others. Their world is a surprising one. It is a far cry from the old-world gleaners, peasant women who rummaged for bits of wheat left over from the harvest. Today’s gleaner fare includes potatoes, apples, discarded foodstuffs, objects without owners, clocks without hands… Yet, what is Agnès if not a gleaner herself, only in documentary format? Filming is gleaning and, as proven by Agnès, curiosity has no age limit.

Check out the trailer here

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IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES // ENTRANCE IS FREE OF CHARGE



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