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The women behind the camera

1 October 2020
From the very beginning of cinema, women have directed films and thus contributed to the development of this art form. In 2020, the Institut français is devoting two film series to them, which are available to the French cultural network abroad and their partners.
  • a selection of films by female French directors, from the pioneers of the early twentieth century such as Alice Guy through the 60s

  • a tribute to Agnès Varda, who left us in March 2019, composed of a selection of her films and an exhibition revisiting a selection of her work as a visual artist.


Two collections which confirm the artistic legitimacy of the directors.