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A Tribute to Jean-Luc Godard
Wed Oct 12, 6:30 PM
Lamakaan
Lamakaan remembers Jean-Luc Godard and pays tribute to the iconoclastic master director of French New Wave cinema, by screening some of his critically acclaimed films and discussing about his intensely free art.

About Jean-Luc Godard: Jean-Luc Godard - 3 December 1930 – 13 September 2022) was a French-Swiss film director, screenwriter, and film critic. He rose to prominence as a pioneer of the French New Wave film movement of the 1960s, alongside such filmmakers as François Truffaut, Agnès Varda, Éric Rohmer, and Jacques Demy. He was arguably the most influential French filmmaker of the post-war era. According to AllMovie, his work "revolutionized the motion picture form" through its experimentation with narrative, continuity, sound, and camerawork.[2] His most acclaimed films include Breathless (1960), Vivre sa vie (1962), Contempt (1963), Band of Outsiders (1964), Alphaville (1965), Pierrot le Fou (1965), Masculin Féminin (1966), Weekend (1967), and Goodbye to Language (2014).

During his early career as a film critic for the influential magazine Cahiers du Cinéma, Godard criticised mainstream French cinema's "Tradition of Quality", which de-emphasised innovation and experimentation.

Film Title: A Woman Is a Woman | 1961 | 85 minutes | French subtitled in English

About the film: A Woman Is a Woman (French: Une femme est une femme) is a 1961 French musical romantic comedy film written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina and Jean-Claude Brialy. It is a tribute to American musical comedy and associated with the French New Wave. It is Godard's third feature film (the release of his second, Le petit soldat, was delayed by censorship), and his first in color and Cinemascope.

Film Title: To Live Her Life | 1962 | 85 minutes | French subtitled in English

About the film: Vivre sa vie (French: Vivre sa vie: film en douze tableaux, "To Live Her Life: A Film in Twelve Scenes") is a 1962 French New Wave drama film directed by Jean-Luc Godard. The film was released in the United States as My Life to Live and in the United Kingdom as It's My Life.

Vivre sa vie (French: Vivre sa vie: film en douze tableaux, "To Live Her Life: A Film in Twelve Scenes") is a 1962 French New Wave drama film directed by Jean-Luc Godard. The film was released in the United States as My Life to Live and in the United Kingdom as It's My Life.

SCREENING FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSION!

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