6/6/1950 - 10/6/2015
Movie Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Chantal Akerman
Belgian film director Chantal Akerman, a champion of feminism during the heady days of French filmmaking in the 1970s and beyond, has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 65.
Artemis Productions in Brussels, which worked with Akerman, confirmed her death Tuesday but released no other details. The New York Times, however, reported that her death was confirmed by Sylviane Akerman, the director's sister, and by Nicola Mazzanti, the director of the Royal Belgian Film Archive. The...