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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

Tyneside Cinema: The Luminaries - Agnes Varda season

23rd September 2017, 17:00, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne

TYNESIDE CINEMA Sat 23 Sep

17:00 (R) This is part of the The Luminaries: Agnes Varda season

Tickets for all the films in The Luminaries: Agnes Varda season are a special discounted rate of £6.75 full/£5.75 concs/£4 students.

Introduction

This screening will feature an introduction from Marie-Claire Barnet from Durham University

The Gleaners And I

A film all about finding value where others see nothing, this beautiful and eccentric documentary is the result of filmmaker Agnes Varda spending a year touring France to find and talk to the people who scavenge and salvage food left over by others. Ranging from those who glean to survive, to artists, activists and workers who use scavenged goods, the film ably examines class and culture, and even finds time to reflect upon the nature of cinema too. Bewitching.

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Event Information

Running Time: 1hr 22mins
BBFC Advice: U
Director(s): Agnes Varda
Country of Origin: France
Year of release: 2000
Language(s): French with English subtitles

Contact marie-claire.barnet@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.