Varda speaks during the "Women in Motion Talk" event in Paris, July 3, 2018.
AFP / Thomas Samson
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French film legend Agnes Varda says feminism should be taught in schools. Activism had to start in schools, said Varda, 90, who was nominated for an Oscar this year for her documentary "Faces Places" after winning an honorary one in 2017 .The only female director who emerged from the French New Wave in the 1960s, Varda has become an icon for many women in the industry, including the #MeToo and Time's Up movements.In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, she helped lead a protest by Hollywood stars and female directors on the red carpet at the Cannes film festival in May to demand equal pay for women and "a safe workplace".
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