Film Screening

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Part of Chantal Akerman

Date + Time

Saturday, February 14, 2009
3:00 p.m.


2006, 78 min.

In this documentary of sorts, Akerman creates a conglomerated sense of exile, voyeurism, belonging, and hope. Là-bas covers the filmmaker's time spent in a Tel Aviv apartment. Most of the scenes are shot from an apartment window, showing the neighbors going about their business and life on the street below; Akerman's narration is both contemplative and apprehensive about the outside world of Israel.

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