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  • year. 2017

  • country. FRANCE

  • run-time. 89min

£6.00/£4.50 conc.

Joint Ticket with The Image Book £10.50/£8.25 conc.

Doors 5PM

Film 5.30PM

Faces Places sees the iconic Agnès Varda and photographer JR take their shared passion for image-making on a road trip like no other. Driving JR’s photo booth-truck, they stop off at rural French villages and small towns, meeting surprised residents and leaving each location a large-scale portrait before they leave. What follows is an inspiring, heart-warming tribute and insight into small, often neglected communities, documented with Varda’s usual light and playful but tender touch. A Cannes Film Festival award-winner and Academy Award nominee, Faces Places is a beguiling, life-affirming insight not only into the meaning of community, but cross-generational, cross-gender friendships.

Playing as part of a double bill with Jean-Luc Godard’s The Image Book. Discounted joint ticket available.

Presented by Wavelength


Twitter: @wavelengthdocs

Charming... Varda’s indefatigable spirit invariably triumphs
— Sight & Sound
Magnificently moving, funny, life-affirming, and altogether wonderful
— IndieWire
As provocative as it is poetic and poignant
— Empire
Sheer perfection - that’s the phrase that springs to mind when describing the humanist miracle that is Faces Places, the year’s best and most beguiling documentary
— Rolling Stone
Utterly spectacular, and often unbearably moving... a beguiling and unique piece of work.
— The Guardian