Agnès Varda: Director’s Inspiration (Academy Museum of Motion Pictures & DelMonico Books, 2023)

With contributions by JR, Viva, Jane Birkin, Manohla Dargis, Peter Debruge, Lynne Littman, Martin Scorcese, Chloé Zhao, and others. Reviewed in Bookforum

My essay focuses on the three films Varda made in and about the city of Los Angeles. “End of the End of the End: Agnès Varda in Los Angeles” was originally published by East of Borneo, in conjunction with Agnès Varda in Californialand, a retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Agnès Varda with Viva, on the set of Lions Love (…and Lies) (1969)