chantal akerman

Chantal Akerman’s Evolutions and Revolutions

Chantal Akerman’s Evolutions and Revolutions

From kitchen epics to road odysseys, these nine Chantal Akerman films chart the evolutions and revolutions of one of modern cinema’s most important auteurs.

Reclaiming Small Spaces: Chantal Akerman’s ‘Saute ma ville’ and the Art of Social Distancing

Reclaiming Small Spaces: Chantal Akerman’s ‘Saute ma ville’ and the Art of Social Distancing

Chantal Akerman’s 1968 short film Saute ma ville directly reflects our current state, serving as a meditative text on the art of staying home.

The 100 Essential Directors Part 1: Chantal Akerman – Bernardo Bertolucci

The 100 Essential Directors Part 1: Chantal Akerman – Bernardo Bertolucci

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’: A Vermeer Painting Come to Life

Chantal Akerman’s ‘Jeanne Dielman’: A Vermeer Painting Come to Life

Akreman's remarkable Jeanne Dielman 23, quai du Commerce 1080 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.

100 Essential Directors – Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman in the Seventies (Eclipse Series 19)