How to see works by pioneers of queer cinema, multiple restorations of ’90s gems, and standouts of New Taiwanese Cinema.
The Best Films of the Decade
The landscape of cinema has changed immeasurably in just 10 years. These 25 picks show how.
“Not Knowing Where You’re Going”: How Claire Atherton Edits Movies
The veteran film editor speaks to Hyperallergic about her love of organization and her collaborations with Chantal Akerman.
Chantal Akerman’s Painful Final Memoir
Almost four years after her death, My Mother Laughs, the last book by the pioneering director, has been translated into English.
Female Filmmakers Intimately Tell Women’s Stories
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.
Hunger and Thirst: Chantal Akerman’s ‘Je tu il elle’
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.
New York Film Festival Recap
If the 53rd New York Film Festival is any indication, the world’s filmmakers are feeling the heat.
Watch Chantal Akerman’s Films for Free on Hulu
For 12 days, the Criterion Collection has made its entire catalogue of Akerman’s work available for viewing on Hulu for free.
MoMA PS1’s Citywide Survey Shows New York’s Greats (and Not-so-Greats)
Every five years MoMA and MoMA PS1 team up to take the pulse of New York City’s contemporary art scene, filling the latter institution with works made recently by artists based in the metropolitan area.
One Day Pina Asked… and Chantal Akerman Listened
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.