Belgian-born film-maker Agnes Varda has died at the age of 90.
Her family told the AFP news agency she died at her home on Thursday as a result of complications from cancer.
Varda was one of the key figures in the French New Wave in the 1960s, making films like Cleo from 5 to 7, Le Bonheur and The Creatures.
She was the first female director to be awarded an honorary Oscar in 2017, and became the oldest ever nominee for a competitive Oscar last year. Read more