Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2013

Journal de France

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Film runs Fri, Mar 8 through Sun, Mar 10.

Journal de France
Raymond Depardon, Claudine Nougaret, 2012
France | French with English subtitles | 100 minutes

North American Premiere!

Depardon’s brilliant self-portrait (co-directed by his longtime collaborator and sound engineer Claudine Nougaret) takes a surprising point of view on the great documentarian’s life—not only as a filmmaker, but as a photographer of expressive precision, capturing the entirety of French society over the decades. The patience of this imagemaker’s practice is testament to an alternative to the hyper-fast, instant delivery of digital images that now dominates the culture.

Series: Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2013

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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