Saturday, May 10

Chantal Akerman

Wikipedia - "Chantal Anne Akerman (... born 6 June 1950) is a Belgian film director, artist, and professor of film at the City College of New York. Akerman's best-known film, Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), broke new ground and still exemplifies a dedication to the ellipses of conventional narrative cinema. Akerman was born to an observant Jewish family in Brussels, Belgium. Her grandparents and her mother were sent to Auschwitz; only her mother came back. This is a very important factor in her personal experience. Her mother's anxiety is a recurrent theme in her filmography."
European Graduate School
vimeo: Interview with Chantal Akerman
Icarus Films
Voice: Chantal Akerman's New York
YouTube: Hotel Monterey (1972), Hotel Monterey - 1, News From Home (1972), La chambre (1972)
YouTube: Interview - Too Far, Too Close<//a>

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