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The 100 Essential Directors Part 1: Chantal Akerman - Bernardo Bertolucci
1 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
Neurotic New Yorkers, Queer Mavericks, Swedish close-ups and the art of putting a microphone on every person on set are but a few of the themes explored in PopMatters' first group of ten essential directors, Chantal Akerman through Bernardo Bertolucci. Please note that any perceived omissions were likely on purpose...
Chantal Akerman’s 'Jeanne Dielman' in Many Ways Strikes One As a Vermeer Painting Come to Life
18 Aug 2017 // 5:30 AM
This remarkable film shares many qualities with Vermeer’s paintings of domestic interiors in its obsession with frontality and its exquisite concern with the rich textures of Interior space.
Chantal Akerman in the Seventies (Eclipse Series 19)
2 Feb 2010 // 3:59 PM
Akerman’s films offer microcosmic studies of mysterious (obscured) subjects and characters, apparently offering information but never quite enough to fill in the blanks in our understanding.
ReFramed No. 17: Chantal Akerman's 'Les Rendez-vous d'Anna' (1978)
11 Jan 2012 // 2:00 AM
For their first foray into 2012, our team takes on an arthouse visionary from the '70s whose still incredibly vital today.