Chantal Akerman

After the Wave: Exploring French cinema in the 1970s

By Adam Scovell

The decade following the Nouvelle Vague saw the emergence of progressive filmmakers like Chantal Akerman and Maurice Pialat.

Why Les Rendez-vous d’Anna is one of the great films about loneliness

By Gus Edgar-Chan

A young woman searches for connection in Chantal Akerman’s melancholy travelogue from 1978.

It Felt Like Love: A celebration of 50 great female filmmakers

By Little White Lies

Personal odes to some of the finest women directors from around the world.

The 25 best films of 2016

By Little White Lies

Our annual rundown of the year’s finest new releases, featuring Paterson, Love & Friendship, Rogue One and more.

No Home Movie

By Phil Concannon

Chantal Akerman’s intimate swansong is a moving meditation on family, loss and memory.

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A love letter to Chantal Akerman

By Jordan Cronk

Jordan Cronk recalls the moment he discovered the work of the late, great Belgian filmmaker.

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