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Nicole Brenez
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Nicole Brenez

Nicole Brenez (1961, FR) teaches Film Studies at the University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle. Brenez is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and curated the avant-garde film series at the Cinémathèque Française and the section À l’œuvre / At Work for the documentary film festival Cinéma du Réel. She has organised many film events and retrospectives worldwide and is the author of amongst others De la Figure en général et du Corps en particulier (1998), Abel Ferrara (2007), Cinémas d’avant-garde (2008), Cinéma d’avant-garde mode d’emploi (2012) and Jean-Luc Godard théoricien des images (2015).

She is the co-editor of the writings of Masao Adachi, Edouard de Laurot and Jean Epstein as well as having worked for Chantal Akerman and Jean-Luc Godard. Together with Philippe Grandrieux, Brenez produces It May Be That Beauty Has Strengthened Our Resolve, a collection devoted to forgotten revolutionary filmmakers.