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When: April 30th – May 2nd
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave
Northwest Film Forum presents the film series Taking Time: A Tribute to Chantal Akerman. Considered to be one of the most significant and influential European filmmakers of her generation, Chantal Akerman’s contributions to avant-garde and feminist cinema were immeasurable. This weekend-long series pays tribute to Chantal Akerman’s life and work with three films rarely screened in the United States, including two West Coast premieres. The three films to be screened include Chantal Akerman, From Here (2012), From the East (1993), and Down There (2016).
Read more about the film, see the trailers, and get tickets here
“The films of Chantal Akerman are the single most important and coherent body of work by a woman director in the history of the cinema.” —Film Center Gazette of the School of the Art Institute