Magazine article Screen International

Scorsese Funds Varda Digitisation

Magazine article Screen International

Scorsese Funds Varda Digitisation

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Martin Scorsese's The Film Foundation is financing the digitisation of all French filmmaker Agnes Varda's American films, including Lions Love, Mur, murs and Documenteur, her daughter Rosalie Varda has revealed.Martin Scorsese's The Film Foundation is financing the digitisation of all French filmmaker Agnes Varda's American films, including Lions Love, Mur, murs and Documenteur, her daughter Rosalie Varda has revealed.Costume designer Varda runs Paris-based Ciné-Tamaris, a family business set up by her mother and late stepfather Jacques Demy in the 1970s, which today manages the rights to their respective filmographies."It's wonderful to have control of these works but also an enormous responsibility."explained Varda.Varda is in Cannes with Demy's colourful musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. A freshly digitised copy of the film, which won the Palme d'Or in 1964, screened in Cannes Classics on Thursday."The digital era poses an enormous challenge for us. …

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