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Chantal Akerman, A Family in Brussels

October 11–14, 2001, Dia Chelsea


Filmmaker Chantal Akerman will present A Family in Brussels (1998), a fictional stream-of-consciousness text, in four performances at Dia Center for the Arts, October 11 through 14, 2001. It first English-language production of a work, Une famille à Bruxelles, Akerman wrote and performed as a monologue in theaters in Paris and Brussels. Laced with autobiographical references and embodying multiple viewpoints, this theatrical reading is informed by Akerman's singular voice as she muses on familial relations, communication, and closeness and distance.

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Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman was born in Brussels in 1950. She died in Paris in 2015.

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Chantal Akerman: A Family in Brussels (audio CD and book)

Filmmaker Chantal Akerman presents A Family in Brussels, a fictional stream-of-consciousness text encompassing multiple subjectivities and laced with autobiographical references.

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