Tag Archives: Jacques Demy

Cinéma d’art et d’essai

Brussels-born director Agnès Varda was born on May 30, 1928. Her mother was French and her father was a Greek refugee. She studied photography as the Louvre but was interested in getting into film. Her first film, La Pointe Courte, … Continue reading

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La Nouvelle Vague

French-Swiss Jean-Luc Godard, born December 3, 1930, has been involved in virtually every aspect of filmmaking. His name is always linked to the Nouvelle Vague (noovel vahg) or “New Wave” in French cinema. His films challenged tradition, while, at the … Continue reading

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Se faire la pluie et le beau temps

French film director Jacques Demy was born on June 5, 1931. He was associated with the Rive Gauche (Left Bank) directors, an offshoot of the Nouvelle Vague (New Wave). His most famous film is Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas … Continue reading

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