I Don’t Belong Anywhere: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman

I Don’t Belong Anywhere explores Chantal Akerman as a nomadic filmmaker and portrays her in conversation with her long-time collaborator, Claire Atherton. Akerman discusses the origins of her film language and charts her cinematic trajectory, one that never ceased to interrogate the meaning of her own existence. Lambert’s sensitive, inquisitive portrait includes excerpts from many of Akerman’s 40-plus films. “An attempt to capture something of Akerman’s infectious spirit and thirst for worldly experience, as both an artist and a human being…I Don’t Belong Anywhere always gives Akerman the final word and, in almost every case, it’s to all of our collective benefit.”—Clayton Dillard, Slant Magazine. (French with English Subtitles)

Looking, Really Looking! is presented by the Northwest Film Center and Zena Zezza, a Portland-based contemporary art project, and is curated by Sandra Percival and Morgen Ruff. The project begins with four screenings this summer and resumes in September 2016, running through May 2017.