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Almayer’s Folly

Directed by Chantal Akerman

With Almayer’s Folly, Akerman tackles the terrible legacy of the European colonial project in Southeast Asia head-on through an adaptation

Chantal Akerman par Chantal Akerman

Directed by Chantal Akerman

In Chantal Akerman par Chantal Akerman, the filmmaker turns a commission for Cinéma, de notre temps from ARTE, the French

Chantal Akerman Short Films 1968-1997

Directed by Chantal Akerman

This program presents a series of short films by Chantal Akerman from her earliest film Saute ma Ville (1968) to

D’Est (From the East)

Directed by Chantal Akerman

D'Est is Chantal Akerman’s first documentary film shot on trips taken as the Soviet system was about to collapse, and echoes

From the Other Side

Directed by Chantal Akerman

On the Mexico-US border, the twin towns of Agua Prieta, Sonora and Douglas, Arizona—far from the population centers of Juarez/El

Histoires d’Amérique (Food, Family, and Philosophy)

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Shot in New York, Akerman’s first English-language film Histoires d’Amerique conjures up an informal history of Jewish life over the

J’ai faim, j’ai froid & Portrait d’une jeune fille de la fin des années 60 à Bruxelles

Directed by Chantal Akerman

CANCELLED — Young female characters take the lead roles in Akerman’s early films in which they seek their own identities

Je tu il elle

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Like her spare, haunting portrait of a wandering filmmaker Les Rendez-vous d'Anna (1978), Akerman originally wrote Je tu il elle

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman and Saute ma ville are both depictions of a woman’s work in the home, but portray

Là-bas (Over There)

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Là-bas is one of Akerman’s most fragile and powerful works, in which she uses her own voice to personalize and

Le 15/8 & Dis-moi

Directed by Chantal Akerman

These three early Chantal Akerman films (spanning the 1970s) bring together different structures by which Akerman finds her own voice—through

Le Demenagement & Le Jour Où

Directed by Chantal Akerman

In a script written by Akerman, a man stands in his new apartment in a state of inertia and dislocation.