ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN'T

  • “Varda is sometimes referred to as the godmother of the French New Wave... I have been guilty of that myself. Nothing could be more unfair. Varda is its very soul."
    -ROGER EBERT

In the early 1960s in Paris, two young women become friends. Pomme is an aspiring singer. Suzanne is a pregnant country girl unable to support a third child. Pomme lends Suzanne the money for an illegal abortion, but a sudden tragedy soon separates them. Ten years later, they reunite at a demonstration and pledge to keep in touch via postcard, as each of their lives is irrevocably changed by the women’s liberation movement. A buoyant hymn to sisterly solidarity rooted in the hard-won victories of a generation of women, One Sings, the Other Doesn’t is one of Agnès Varda’s warmest and most politically trenchant films, a feminist musical for the ages.

Tickets to this screening are $5. All proceeds go to future retrospective screening programs at the Bill Cosford Cinema.

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Directed by Agnès Varda.
France. 121minutes. 4k Digital Projection.
1977. With Subtitles.

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  • Friday, February 21, 2020 - 8:00pm

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