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Modern Languages & Linguistics Film 1: Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse (The Gleaners and I) (France, Agnes Varda, 2000).
Faced with the modern Western culture of waste, filmmaker Agnès Varda decides to explore the centuries-old practice of gleaning: collecting and using what is left after the harvest. Varda's honest and empathic eye leads her across France, from fields to artists to dumpster-divers, and to inspiring discoveries.
Thursday, Sept 12 & Wednesday, Sept. 18 @4:30 in E690
Free and open to the public