"Legendary filmmaker Anya Varda died on Friday, March twenty ninth at the age of ninety. I've been a huge fan of hers ever since I first saw Cleo from five to seven in her greet feminist movie one sings the other doesn't is one of my all time favorites as a producer. I've been lucky enough to meet a lot of people whose work I admire, but no one has really surpassed my expectations the way that she did when I got a chance to produce an interview with her. It was a highlight of my time at studio through sixty she stopped by our studios in two thousand seventeen along with the artist JR to talk with Kurt about their documentary faces places they were so charming together. And I wanted to share that with you guys now. Says severe C plus you hall to say how much I love on. Yes. As a Mike taste on. Yes. I love you. I've always loved you even in eighteen hundred when I was not born and even conceive I was already sinking of you Clever clever, man man. G sometimes. So important listen to that Bill is been. I can't say you can't say bologna that's allowed. It can be hard to get a word in edgewise when the filmmaker on Varda and photo artists J R's settling down in your studio. On. Yes. Far too is a founding filmmaker of the French new wave and made classic movies like Klay, oh from five to seven and one. Sings the other doesn't this year she'll be getting an honorary Oscar, although she's the first to acknowledge she never achieved big celebrity or box office success. I'm still in the voter I decided by sev- a Yemeni Princess in the border of cinema and JR he is widely known for plastering his gigantic black and white photos all over the built world. So he's a photographer maker of public art. I myself nowadays, I don't like street out as I paced alerts would I myself what paper man, you're a civil servant. These two internationally celebrated French artists came together to collaborate on a new documentary faces places. They're an unlikely pair she is eighty nine his thirty four in the movie, the two of them drive to villages and towns all over France talking to local and making portraits of those people, and then blowing up the pictures to monumental scale and pasting them on the sides of factories, and farms, and houses and trains. It's a fascinating inspiring completely charming road trip. So how did these two get together on? This is daughter set them up on a kind of play date a couple years ago crazy that we knew about each head of walks for so long, but we actually never met. So I just came to a new house and Soochow seeing while I have the chance to visit has to Joe and that'd be maybe one hour, and it's amazing took some footage. We'd my. Phone, but I told you you should come to my to joy, if you can I'd be delighted to have you which did the exact next day, and I took photos of him. And you know, the craziest thing is when she came to Mr. the next day. She spent the, you know, the unti after noon, and then after we sell we should meet again tomorrow. And when we met the next day. So the said, they we actually say, okay, there's something, and we started walking that they we really thought we could put our two ways of looking at people, and I've done the convention so because I give big importance to the people need try to give them dope or to not to express themselves to be bigger than life. You know? And that's what she does. With is much is done you images of people. It's a whiff cook. Nuys ING the value of people, especially people are not supposed to be in the light. So we had that income. I think well, we we have curiosity together. We both big curious people. But something we didn't put on that many people. Don't know we love. Shoe kits? You know, and. That's any put on because we we ate mall should get Eclair. Then we actually should feel in this. You know, we brainstorm so much. Let's we could shoot 'em out. Yeah. So that was part of the equipment. You just had giant crates of and. And also meeting peacefully around the table after before eating, but David is a nice place who speak and putting up. I if we if this if we went there, and then I I know village is why no another place. We started to make a list of places we like, and that started legs is where we we have a common"