Home Movies – News From Home

Sat May 12:

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

Chantal Akerman
US & Belgium
1977
1h 25m

About

A minimalist city symphony, Chantal Akerman’s News from Home pairs strikingly composed, Hopper-esque images of New York City – empty streets, cleared-out diners, and subway cars full of silent passengers – with Akerman’s off-screen readings of letters from her mother, who gives updates on family matters in Belgium, occasionally sends money, and pleads for her daughter’s quick return. One of the great city films, News From Home is also a powerful evocation of the loneliness felt in the absence of family.


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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

206 329 2629


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