Jacques Rivette 1928-2016

One of the last remaining pioneers of cinema's French New Wave passed away at the age of 87 today. Like his contemporaries and friends Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette  was a film critic turned director in the 1960's and made 28 feature films, most notably Paris Belongs to Us and Celine and Julie Go Boating. A film critic for the famed Cahiers du Cinema, he served as its editor from 1962-67.

Trailer for 1974's Celine and Julie Go Boating: