Looking forward to hearing French New Wave film goddess, Anna Karina, introduce Jean-Luc Godard’s Band of Outsiders at TCM Fest 2016 this weekend.
Karina, a Danish-French actress, director and writer is known for roles in influential French New Wave films, including A Woman is a Woman (1961), Band of Outsiders (1964), Alphaville (1965) and Pierrot le Fou (1965).
Born in Denmark, Karina moved to Paris in 1958, where she worked as a model before meeting director Jean-Luc Godard, for whom she starred in a number films.
In 1961, she earned the Best Actress Award at the Berlin Film Festival for her work in A Woman is a Woman. She would go on to work with such directors as Jacques Rivette, Luchino Visconti, George Cukor and Rainer Werner Fassbinder
She has also written three novels, Golden City, On n’achete pas le soleil and Juscqu’au bout du hazard, and recorded four albums, Une Histoire D’Amour, Chansons De Films, Le vilain petit canard and La Petite Sirène. Allons-y, Anna!