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AFTER CHANTAL: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

The Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) will host a two-day international conference that will celebrate and critically explore the work and legacy of Chantal Akerman. 

The conference will take as its theme Akerman's thought that:

“When you try to show reality in cinema, most of the time it’s totally false. But when you show what’s going on in people’s minds that’s very cinematic.”

The Conference Dates are:

4pm Friday 4 November - Sunday 6 November 2016

Tickets and full conference details on CREAM website

Conference Venue:

University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2UW, and 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS

A number of speakers have already been announced:

Janet Bergstrom (UCLA)

Sandy Flitterman-Lewis (Rutgers University)

Angela McRobbie, (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Dominique Paini, (Paris)

Griselda Pollock (University of Leeds)

Adam Roberts (A Nos Amours)

Corinnne Rondeau (University of Nimes)

Marion Schmid (University of Edinburgh)

 

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Read A Nos Amours' tribute to Chantal Akerman as published in the Guardian on 8.10.15 - here

Find tributes from Todd Haynes and others, and contribute your own on the A Nos Amours blog - here. Tributes can be in any form: paintings, drawings, videos, texts...

links:

Chantal Akerman tribute page - submissions welcome by email to blog@anosamours.co.uk

A Nos Amours blog
(new writing is very welcome)

About the A Nos Amours blog

A Nos Amours articles on the web

list of previous screenings

A Nos Amours is a collective founded by film-makers Joanna Hogg and Adam Roberts dedicated to programming over-looked, under-exposed or especially potent cinema. A Nos Amours is a moveable feast that goes wherever and whenever opportunities arise. A Nos Amours invites film-makers and others to advocate and present films that they admire or would like to see on a big screen. A Nos Amours  believes in the value of watching film as a shared experience.

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