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Celebrating the Life of Jean-Luc Godard

by John Schriner on 2022-09-14T11:22:00-04:00 in Film, Television, and Media | 0 Comments

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Jean-Luc Godard passed away this week, leaving behind a film legacy unmatched.

Godard was a pioneer director in French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague) cinema.

The best way to get acquainted with his work is really to view the films.

As a student/staff/professor in CUNY you can stream these titles for free in Kanopy (register with your CUNY email address):

À Bout De Souffle (Breathless) (1960)

Vivre sa vie (My Life to Live) (1962)

Masculin féminin (1966)

La Chinoise (1967)

Weekend (1967)


If you'd like an overview of his work you could start with:

Discovering Godard (2013)


Our databases have hundreds of critical articles and ebooks:

Godard (ebook) (2010)

Jean-Luc Godard: Cinema Historian (ebook) (2013)

A Companion to Jean-Luc Godard (ebook) (2014)

Reinventing the everyday in the age of spectacle: Jean-Luc Godard's artistic and political response to modernity in his early works (article) (2015)

three people dancing

from Bande à part (1964)

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