Chantal Akerman (1950–2015)


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Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950 in Brussels, Belgium as Chantal Anne Akerman. She was a director and writer, known for Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), Je Tu Il Elle (1974) and The Meetings of Anna (1978). She was married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on October 5, 2015 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 65) in Paris, France

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 2015 No Home Movie (Documentary)
 2010 On bosse ici! On vit ici! On reste ici! (Short) (co-director)
 2009 À l'Est avec Sonia Wieder-Atherton (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 State of the World (segment "Tombée de nuit sur Shanghai")
 2006 Down There (Documentary)
 2003 Avec Sonia Wieder-Atherton (TV Short documentary)
 2002/I From the Other Side (Documentary)
 2000 The Captive
 1999 South (Documentary)
 1997 Le jour où... (Short)
 1997 Cinéma, de notre temps (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1993 From the East (Documentary)
 1993 Monologues (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Lest We Forget (segment "Pour Febe Elisabeth Velásquez, El Salvador")
 1991 Nuit et jour
 1986 La paresse (Short)
 1986 Le marteau (Short)
 1986 Letters Home (TV Movie)
 1986 Mallet-Stevens (Short)
 1986 Seven Women, Seven Sins (segment "Portrait d'une Paresseuse")
 1984 J'ai faim, j'ai froid (Short)
 1984 New York, New York bis (Short)
 1984 Télévision de chambre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 Paris vu par... 20 ans après (segment "1 "J'ai faim, J'ai froid")
 1983 On Tour with Pina Bausch (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 Les années 80 (Documentary)
 1980 Tell Me (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 News from Home (Documentary)
 1975 Le 15/8 (Short)
 1975 Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (as Chantal Anne Akerman)
 1974 Je Tu Il Elle
 1973 Hanging Out Yonkers (Short)
 1973 Hôtel Monterey (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1972 La chambre (Short)
 1968 Saute ma ville (Short)
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Other Works:

Book: "Ma Mere Rit". Paris: Mercure De Fran. ISBN 2715234732

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chantal Ackerman | Chantal Anne Akerman
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The jail thing is very, very present in all of my work... Sometimes not very frontally. And the jail is coming from the camps, because my mother was in the camps, and she internalized that and gave it to me. See more »

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Important solo exhibitions of Akerman's work have been held at the Museum for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium (2012), MIT, Cambridge Massachusetts (2008), the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel (2006); Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ (2006); and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2003). Akerman has participated in Documenta XI (2002) and the Venice Biennale (2001). In 2011 a film ... See more »

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