Godard: A Portrait of the Artist at 70

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Feb 20, 2004


Jean-Luc Godard’s films and videos have revolutionized the language of the moving image, and he remains today among the most influential of artists. Drawing on his experiences working with Godard, the scholar and producer Colin MacCabe has written the first biography of the reclusive director, a portrait of a man determined to make cinema the greatest of the arts. On February 20, the author introduces screenings of two works by Godard drawn from MoMA’s Film and Media Archive, Sauve qui peut (la vie) (1980) and The Old Place: Small Notes Regarding the Arts at Fall of 20th Century (1998), and discusses and signs copies of Godard: A Portrait of the Artist at 70 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004).

Organized by Mary Lea Bandy, Chief Curator, Department of Film and Media.


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