French film director Jean-Luc Godard dies at 91

French media have reported that film director Jean-Luc Godard died on Tuesday. He was 91 years old.

Godard was known as an icon of France's New Wave cinema in the 1950s and 60s.

His classic films including "Breathless" have inspired many filmmakers around the world.

His works include "Alphaville," which won the top Golden Bear prize at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1965, and "First Name: Carmen," the Golden Lion award winner for best film at the Venice International Film Festival in 1983.

Godard continued to make films in his later years.
In 2014, his "Goodbye to Language" won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.