Almost four years after her death, My Mother Laughs, the last book by the pioneering director, has been translated into English.
Chantal Akerman’s death by suicide in October 2015, led me to revisit many of her films and to watch new ones, among them Je tu il elle of 1975.
For 12 days, the Criterion Collection has made its entire catalogue of Akerman’s work available for viewing on Hulu for free.
Beginning life as an installment in a European television series on modern dance, One Day Pina Asked… (1983) is the best cinematic reflection on the late, great modern dance choreographer Pina Bausch.
The veteran film editor speaks to Hyperallergic about her love of organization and her collaborations with Chantal Akerman.
A new series at Metrograph features documentaries made by women directors — from Chantal Akerman and Peggy Ahwesh to Yvonne Rainer and Claire Simon — about women’s lives.
With its task-based script, Request Concert may remind some of Chantal Akerman’s 1975 film Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai Du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, tightly shot inside a small apartment. The pairing of everyday housework with suicide might also call to mind Marsha Norman’s 1983 play ‘Night Mother.
LOS ANGELES — This week, a multi-venue screening of the works of filmmaker Chantal Akerman begins, a Marilyn Minter retrospective opens, artist Paul Ramirez Jonas invites you to make a promise, and more.
The documentary Dreaming Walls contrasts the New York icon’s glory days with the current residents’ struggle to preserve the building.
With works about student protests in India, colonialism in South Korea, the history of trains in cinema, and more, this edition of Wavelengths is the festival’s best in years.
Returning virtually this year, the annual Caribbean film festival offers a slate of rewarding films that revel in the intricacies of the region and its diaspora.
A collaboration between Carriage Trade and Rectangle, Hearts and Minds analyzes the deceptive repackaging of Western imperialism.