France 1921 -2012.

Chris Marker is a writer, photographer, filmmaker, multimedia artists, and documentary maker. He began his career as a member of the French Left Bank, or Rive Gauche, a group associated with the French New Wave, or Nouvelle Vague. His conceptual films seek to shake spectators’ convictions and looks. His most famous works include Lettre de Sibérie (1957), La jetée (1962), Le fond de l’air est rouge (1977), Sans soleil (1983), and the essay films on Akira Kirosawa, A.K. (1985), and Andrei Tarkovsky, Une journée d’Andrei Arsenevitch (2000).