On June 28th at 6.30 pm, the auditorium of the National Gallery of Canada Auditorium invites you to the screening of the French documentary film « Visages, Villages » under the TIFF official film circuit centre. The Film screening will be followed by an onstage conversation and bilingual questions and answers with TIFF film programmer Kiva Reardon, who specializes the work of Agnès Varda.
You will discover the beautiful roadtrip of Agnès Varda, filmmaker, and JR, photographer in their photographic (and magic) truck on the french roads. Through villages, this two partners met the inhabitants, took pictures of them and printed them in order to put them on the walls of the streets. Thanks to these outdoor photographies exhibitions, they added a touch of poetry in the tiny french villages.
This documentary with the Music of Mathieu Chedid, tells the story of these meetings with agricultural labourers, a garage owner, a sellsman… It also drescribes the friendship between Agnès Varda and JR growing during the film shooting.
This nice and mooving film, selected for the Cannes festival in the category non competing documentaries, allows us to discover in a new way the French villages.