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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.

Les rendez-vous d’Anna

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Before pursuing filmmaking, Chantal Akerman set out to be a writer. Like her earlier feature Je tu il elle (1975),

Letters Home

Directed by Chantal Akerman

CANCELLED—On 11 February 1963, Sylvia Plath, poet and author of The Bell Jar, thirty years old, married, with two children, killed

Lettre d’un cinéaste: Chantal Akerman

Directed by Chantal Akerman

This program presents three films across three decades on artist/filmmaker Chantal Akerman, who directs two of the films in which

Lettre d’un cinéaste, Chantal Akerman par Chantal Akerman & Autour de “Jeanne Dielman”

Directed by Chantal Akerman

This program presents three films across three decades on artist/filmmaker Chantal Akerman, who directs two of the films in which

News from Home

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Akerman returned to New York in 1976, having blazed a trail in Europe with her extraordinary Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai

No Home Movie

Directed by Chantal Akerman

"At the center of Akerman’s enormous body of work is her mother, a Holocaust survivor who married and raised a

Nuit et jour (Night and Day)

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Julie and Jack, recently arrived in Paris, are a young couple from the provinces who spend their days making love

Rue Mallet-Stevens, Hôtel Monterey & Trois strophes sur le nom de Sacher (1972-1989)

Directed by Chantal Akerman

This program presents three Chantal Akerman films from 1972 to 1986, including one of her first feature films made in

Sud

Directed by Chantal Akerman

The work of James Baldwin and William Faulkner long influenced Chantal Akerman’s work and life, and she had long planned

Toute une nuit

Directed by Chantal Akerman

One summer night in Brussels, sweltering heat stifles the community, which draws people out of their comfort zone and into

Un jour Pina M’a Demande (One Day Pina Asked)

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Born a decade apart, Chantal Akerman (1950–2015) and Pina Bausch (1940–2009) were two remarkable female artists who redefined our cultural