- Multiple Dates
Part of Chantal Akerman.
Date + TimeSaturday, January 31, 2009, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 12, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
LocationPhyllis Wattis Theater
1993, 107 min.
Often shown as a series of installations, D'Est journeys across Eastern Europe as the Soviet Union disintegrates. Akerman's images move across screen and through time, uninterrupted by dialogue or commentary. The film bridges the gap between documentary filmmaking and cinematic poetry to create a haunting report on the fall of the Iron Curtain.
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Image: Chantal Akerman, D'est (still), 1993; photo courtesy Icarus Films
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