Tuesday, April 1 :: Women’s Vision Film Series :: Chantal Akerman’s News From Home

April 1, 2008 – 9:04 AM

The Women’s Vision Film Series continues its celebration of women filmmakers for Women’s History Month. The UGA Libraries Media Department will screen films by women directors every Tuesday evening until April 15, 2008. All screenings will take place at 7:30pm in the Media Department Screening Room on the 7th floor of the Main Library.To view the entire schedule, click here.

THIS WEEK:

Tuesday, April 1, 2008
News From Home
Chantal Akerman, Belgium
1977, 85 minutes
French with English subtitles

“Akerman’s study of an American locale…combines her trademark static set-ups and tracking shots-in this case of New York streets-with Akerman’s monotonous voice-over reading letters from her mother in Belgium. It is a portrait of New York unlike any other; at once intimate and detached, at times frustrating yet endlessly and compulsively watchable.” –Rose Capp, Senses of Cinema

For more information contact Leanne Finnigan at lpfinnig @ uga . edu or 706-542-7360.

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