I don't belong anywhere

From Brussels to Tel Aviv, Paris to New York, the film takes us to all of the places Chantal Akerman visited. Experimental filmmaker and nomad, she shares her cinematographic journey, questionning the meaning of existence, risking loosing audience. With her editor Claire Atherton, she explains the origins of her language and estheatics.

Marianne Lambert, Belgium, 2015, HDV, Format diffusion : 1.77 (HDV 16:9), 67 minutes

The fifth title in the Collection Cinéastes d’aujourd’hui (Filmmakers of today Collection) I don’t belong anywhere - the cinema of Chantal Akerman, directed by Marianne Lambert, touches upon some of 40 films by this prolific filmmaker, including the iconic Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles.
From Brussels to Tel Aviv, from Paris to New York, the documentary takes us to all of the places she visited on her travels.
An experimental filmmaker and a nomad, she shares with us her cinematographic journey, which continually questions the meaning of her existence at the risk of not winning the audience over or of confronting it.
With her editor, Claire Atherton, she explains the origins of her language and of its esthetical biases. Lively, innovative films, which continue to influence a number of artists, as evidenced by American director Gus van Sant.

Directed by: Marianne Lambert
Screenplay: Marianne Lambert, Luc Jabon
Photography: Rémon Fromont
Sound: Benjamin Charier
Image editing: Marc De Coster
Sound editing: Thomas Grimm-Landsberg
Mixing: Philippe Charbonnel
Languages: FR, EN
Subtitles: FR, EN
Available formats: DCP, Digital
Production: Cinémathèque de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Artémis Productions
Coproduction: CBA, RTBF, Proximus, Centre du Cinéma et de la FWB, Tax Shelter Films Funding, Tax Shelter, Ciné +
Festival promotion: CBA - promo@cbadoc.be
Sales (interlational distribution): Thierry Detaille - ventes-cbawip-sales@gmail.com 

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Arts & Culture, United States of America, Amérique du Nord, Artists, Documentary genres, History, Memory and roots, Israël, Countries and continents, Europe, Chantal Akerman, People & characters, Cinema, Belgique, Portrait, Artist's portrait, 2015