Biography

Chantal Anne Akerman (born 6 June 1950) was a Belgian film director, artist and professor of film at the City College of New York. Her best-known film is Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975). According to film scholar Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, Akerman's influence on feminist filmmaking and avant-garde cinema has been substantial.

Chantal Anne Akerman (born 6 June 1950) was a Belgian film director, artist and professor of film at the City College of New York. Her best-known film is Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975). According to film scholar Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, Akerman's influence on feminist filmmaking and avant-garde cinema has been substantial.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 59

Birthday 1950-06-06

Day of Death 2015-10-05

Place of Birth Brussels, Belgium

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Also Known As

  • Chantal Anne Akerman
  • Chantal Ackerman

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2015 No Home Movie Director
2011 Almayer's Folly Director
2009 À l'est avec Sonia Wieder-Atherton Director
2009 Maniac Summer Director
2008 Femmes d'Anvers en Novembre Director
2007 In the Mirror Director
2007 The State of the World Director
2006 Down There Director
2004 Tomorrow We Move Director
2003 Avec Sonia Wieder-Atherton Director
2003 From the Other Side Director
2000 The Captive Director
1999 South Director
1997 Cinéma, de notre temps : Chantal Akerman par Chantal Akerman Director
1997 The Day When Director
1996 A Couch in New York Director
1994 Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the '60s in Brussels Director
1993 From the East Director
1993 Monologues (1 episode)Director
1993 Le Déménagement Director
1991 Lest We Forget Director
1991 Night and Day Director
1991 Pour Febe Elisabeth Velasquez, El Salvador Director
1989 Histoires d'Amérique: Food, Family and Philosophy Director
1989 Les Trois Dernières Sonates de Franz Schubert Director
1989 Three Stanzas on the Name of Sacher Director
1986 Golden Eighties Director
1986 Seven Women, Seven Sins Director
1986 Letters Home Director
1986 Le Marteau Director
1984 Family Business Director
1984 Letter from a Filmmmaker: Chantal Akerman Director
1984 Paris Vu Par... 20 Years After Director
1983 One Day Pina Asked... Director
1983 The Man with the Suitcase Director
1983 The Eighties Director
1982 Toute une nuit Director
1980 Tell Me Director
1978 The Meetings of Anna Director
1977 News from Home Director
1976 Je, Tu, Il, Elle Director
1975 Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles Director
1973 Le 15/8 Director
1972 La Chambre Director
1972 Hotel Monterey Director
1971 The Child Loves, or I Play at Being a Married Woman Director
1968 Blow Up My Town Director

Acting

2017 Porto as (voice)
2016 But Elsewhere Is Always Better as Herself
2015 No Home Movie as Herself
2015 I Don't Belong Anywhere: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman
2015 What Lies Beneath the Sky as Narrator(voice)
2013 What is Cinema? as Herself
2011 Guest as Herself
2010 Chantal Akerman, From Here as Herself
2009 Maniac Summer
2006 Down There as Herself (voice)
2004 Autour de Jeanne Dielman
1997 Cinéma, de notre temps : Chantal Akerman par Chantal Akerman as Herself
1997 The Day When as Herself
1997 Birth of a Nation as Herself
1989 Les ministères de l'art
1985 She Spent So Many Hours Under the Sun Lamps
1984 Family Business
1984 Letter from a Filmmmaker: Chantal Akerman as Herself
1983 The Man with the Suitcase
1980 Tell Me as Herself
1977 News from Home as Narrator (voice)
1976 Je, Tu, Il, Elle as Julie
1974 ‘Rameau’s Nephew’ by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen
1972 La Chambre
1971 The Child Loves, or I Play at Being a Married Woman as Elle-même
1968 Blow Up My Town as The girl

Writing

2015 No Home Movie Writer
2011 Almayer's Folly Writer
2006 Down There Writer
2004 Tomorrow We Move Writer
2003 From the Other Side Writer
2000 The Captive Writer
1999 South Writer
1997 The Day When Writer
1996 A Couch in New York Writer
1994 Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the '60s in Brussels Writer
1993 From the East Writer
1993 Le Déménagement Writer
1991 Night and Day Writer
1986 Golden Eighties Writer
1984 Family Business Writer
1983 The Man with the Suitcase Writer
1983 The Eighties Writer
1978 The Meetings of Anna Writer
1977 News from Home Writer
1976 Je, Tu, Il, Elle Writer
1975 Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles Writer
1972 Hotel Monterey Writer
1971 The Child Loves, or I Play at Being a Married Woman Writer

Production

2011 Almayer's Folly Producer
1976 Je, Tu, Il, Elle Producer
1972 Hotel Monterey Producer

Camera

2015 No Home Movie Director of Photography
2003 From the Other Side Director of Photography

Editing

2009 Maniac Summer Editor
2004 Autour de Jeanne Dielman Editor

Crew

2009 Maniac Summer Cinematography
2006 Down There Cinematography

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