Chantal Anne Akerman
6 June 1950
|Died||5 October 2015 (aged 65)|
|Occupation||Artist, movie director, professor, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, film editor, actress|
|Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles|
Chantal Anne Akerman (French: [akɛʁman]; 6 June 1950 – 5 October 2015) was a Belgian movie director, artist, and professor at the City College of New York. Her best-known movies were Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975).
Akerman was born to Jewish parents in Brussels. She was a lesbian. She died on 5 October 2015 in Paris. Le Monde reported that she committed suicide after suffering from depression. She was 65.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Chantal Akerman". The City College of New York. Archived from the original on 2015-10-14. Retrieved 2015-10-06.
- ↑ Guardian obituary
- ↑ Rare docs on French filmmakers
- ↑ Isabelle Regnier (6 October 2015). "La cinéaste Chantal Akerman est morte". Le Monde. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
- ↑ Julien Gester (6 October 2015). "Mort de la cinéaste Chantal Akerman". Libération. Archived from the original on 6 October 2015. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
- ↑ Catherine Shoard (6 October 2015). "Chantal Akerman, pioneering Belgian film director and theorist, dies aged 65". Guardian. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
- ↑ Donadio, Rachel; Buckley, Clara (6 October 2015). "Chantal Akerman, Pioneering Belgian Filmmaker, Dies at 65". "The New York Times". Retrieved 6 October 2015.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Chantal Akerman on IMDb
- Artist's page in Artfacts.Net Archived 2016-03-07 at the Wayback Machine with actual major exhibitions.
- Screens of Film, Video, Memory, and Smoke by Ana Balona de Oliveira in Fillip
- 1950 births
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- Actors from Brussels
- Actors who committed suicide
- Artists from Brussels
- Artists who committed suicide
- Belgian Jews
- Belgian LGBT people
- Belgian movie actors
- Belgian movie directors
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- Feminist writers
- Jewish actors
- Jewish artists
- Jewish feminists
- Jewish screenwriters
- Lesbian feminists
- Lesbian Jews
- LGBT actors
- LGBT artists
- LGBT directors
- LGBT screenwriters
- Movie editors
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