“The media and contemporary life put great emphasis on truth and reporting and authentic documents. Even the style of photographs these days has changed, if you look at magazines. Even the news has changed. There’s more importance given to ‘real’ things. Things change, you know. It corresponds to a two-part movement—one part is conceptualizing and ordering the world, and the other is accepting the world the way it is. Those two things together shape the visual arts.”Agnès Varda

There is no date on this great Agnès Varda interview, although it was likely conducted sometime during the period between Cléo de 5 à 7 (1962) and Le Bonheur (1965). The director discusses her blossoming career all the way until Cléo—including a number of short films she made in the late-’50—on which she offers some very perceptive commentary