Godard expert Richard Brody and the French Institute present the newly restored GRANDEUR ET DÉCADENCE D’UN PETIT COMMERCE DE CINÉMA (1986), directed by Jean-Luc Godard, and previously unreleased in American cinemas.
Both a warning and a love letter to film—yet made for television—Grandeur was photographed by Caroline Champetier, and screens as part of the series CAROLINE CHAMPETIER—SHAPING THE LIGHT.
GRANDEUR ET DÉCADENCE D’UN PETIT COMMERCE DE CINÉMA—introduction by RICHARD BRODY, Tuesday, October 31, at 7:30.
FRENCH INSTITUTE—ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE, 22 East 60th Street, New York City.
Image credits (from top): Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt & Company; Capricci Films.