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Barry Jenkins, Madonna, and Other Celebrities Share Tributes to Agnès Varda

Agnes Varda
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Today, the beloved, trailblazing “grandmother of the French New Wave,” Agnès Varda, passed away at 90 after a six-decades-long directing career. In 2017, she spoke with Jada Yuan for Vulture about her Oscar-nominated documentary, Faces Places, saying: “I think, it’s so interesting to have lived all that I’ve lived, loved all that I’ve loved. It’s like a backpack, you know, full of memories and things and people I’ve met … ” Today, friends, film makers, film lovers, and artists who looked to her for inspiration have taken to social media to share their own memories of Varda and the lasting impact of her work.

Celebrities Share Heartfelt Tributes to Director Agnès Varda