Jacques Rivette in Reims, France.

We kick off the month with Jacques Rivette!
Although François Truffaut has written that the New Wave began “thanks to Rivette,” the films of this masterful French director are not well known. He is the director of “La Belle Noiseuse”(1991), “Va Savoir” (2001) and “Celine and Julie Go Boating”(1974). Check out these portraits of him by Martine Franck at the Museum of French Monuments, in front of a sculpture of the door of the Reims Cathedral! Franck was a well-known Belgian documentary and portrait photographer, and the second wife of Henri Cartier-Bresson. A member of Magnum Photos for more 32 years, Franck was also co-founder and president of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation.
I am not the author of these images. All rights go to Magnum photos. Thank you Tarun Neo as always.
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Martine Franck2 Museum of French Monuments. In front of a sculpture of the door of the Reims Cathedral by martine franck riv

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Hanin aka Kinofrau: 27 and counting, Ph.D in Film Theory & Art History in progress, from the Middle-(B)east, a specter that haunts Europe, equal-opportunity offender.

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