• Belgium, United States
  • 1972
  • 11 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.33:1
  •  

In Chantal Akerman’s early short film La chambre, we see the furniture and clutter of one small apartment room become the subject of a moving still life—with Akerman herself staring back at us. This breakthrough formal experiment is the first film the director made in New York.

Film Essays

Eclipse Series 19: Chantal Akerman in the Seventies

By Michael KoreskyJanuary 20, 2010

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News

Akerman Takes on Conrad

December 15, 2010

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Press Notes


Clippings

Akerman in SoHo

January 21, 2010

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Film Essays

Eclipse Series 19: Chantal Akerman in the Seventies

By Michael KoreskyJanuary 20, 2010

A BELGIAN IN NEW YORK It was in the 1970s, the first decade of her career, that Belgian . . . Read more »