Reel Time Film Screening: Faces Places

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Man and mother dressed in casual jackets sit outside by a building with a realistic goat spray painted on it.

Faces Places (2017). Directed by Agnes Varda and JR.

Winner of the Cannes Golden Eye Documentary Award, "Faces Places" is a wondrous collaboration between the 89-year-old Agnès Varda and the 34-year-old street artist known as JR. Their plan is simple: Varda and JR roam from place to place in JR’s truck, which is decorated to resemble a camera. In each place they visit, they meet people – coal miners, cheese makers, a Herculean farmer – and JR creates immense monochromatic portraits of them. Our endearing duo then affixes these portraits to various edifices all over town, quite literally, merging faces with places. The landscape Varda and JR traverse becomes a visual record of their encounters.

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Reel Time Film Screenings:

February 5, Rumble: Indians Who Rocked the World

March 5, Lucky

April 2, Faces Places


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