A new biopic of Fred Hampton has put the Panthers back in the spotlight. Learn more about them with these documentaries.
For Feminist Artists, Recognition Often Comes Too Late
For the last 30 years, Alexandra Juhasz has interviewed members of her own art and art activist communities about why deserved recognition often comes too late for feminist artists.
Enjoy Every Single Agnès Varda Movie, Courtesy of a New Box Set
The Criterion Collection’s Complete Films of Agnès Varda is a tribute to the multifaceted career of the revered French director.
This Independence Day, Stream Films That Offer More Critical Takes on “Liberty and Justice for All”
I’m not saying that this is what you should do instead of watching Hamilton on Disney+, but I’m not not saying it either.
The Eccentric Genius of Agnès Varda
With her devotion to cats and heart-shaped everything, Varda personified adorably unconventional thinking — without apology or apparent self-consciousness.
A Tribute to Agnès Varda’s Melding of the Personal and Political
To get the fullest picture of the artist requires traveling back through her filmography, a joyful opportunity provided by Film at Lincoln Center’s series Varda: A Retrospective, which opens today and runs through January 6.
Best of 2019: Our Top 12 Documentaries and Experimental Films
Our favorite experimental and/or nonfiction movies of 2019, brought to you by the writers and editors of Hyperallergic.
Agnès Varda Says Goodbye to Life and Art In Her Poignant Final Film
In Varda by Agnès, the revered director makes her own cinematic eulogy.
What You Shouldn’t Miss at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival
This year, the world’s biggest film festival is bringing a new documentary on Merce Cunningham, an adaptation of the art heist novel The Goldfinch, Agnès Varda’s final movie, and so much more.
How Agnès Varda Continually Reinvented Herself and Her Work
It’s a blow to both the art and film worlds that there will be no more work from this tireless artist.
Agnès Varda’s Utopian Musical Homage to Feminism from the 1970s
One Sings, the Other Doesn’t, Varda’s precious and poignant feminist musical from 1977 has been restored.
Agnès Varda’s Golden State Documentaries, from the Black Panthers to LA Muralists
Two films by Varda, made in California 12 years apart, are screening this Friday at the Anthology Film Archives.