Agnès Varda retrospective, course on history of French women filmmakers

varda.jpgThe British Film Institute is putting on a retrospective of films by French director Agnès Varda.

Also there’s a short course Varda and her Sisters, about women filmmakers in France:

Four two-hour sessions will take participants on a journey from the first female filmmaker Alice Guy to the latest exponents of ‘extreme’ cinema such as Catherine Breillat, as well as popular genre films and, of course, Agnès Varda.

More info here.