Arts & Entertainment

French New Wave Guide: Exploring the Origins of French Wave

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

French New Wave constitutes a vital movement in film history. While the movement originated in the 1950s, much of modern filmmaking is still firmly rooted in French New Wave thought—from the works of Quentin Tarantino to Martin Scorsese to Alejandro González Iñárritu.