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Agnes Varda Is Happy, but Not Proud, of her Oscar Nomination

Documentarian Agnes Varda is not only the oldest person ever nominated for an Academy Award, she’s the first woman to receive an honorary Oscar and a competitive nomination in the same season. And while she’s quite delighted by the recognition, the 89-year-old notes that she is “not proud.” She is so not proud that she mentions it several times during a brief telephone interview from her home in France last month after learning that “Faces Places” was nominated for best documentary...

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