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Chantal Akerman Retrospective

16 November - 2 December 2012: The French Film Festival UK, in conjunction with the Centre de recherches francophones belges at the University of Edinburgh and Wallonie Bruxelles International, is holding a two-week season of films from 16 November to 2 December 2012, dedicated to Belgian filmmaker and video artist Chantal Akerman. Ten landmark films, representative of her highly diverse oeuvre, will screen across the two weeks. The retrospective offers a rare opportunity to discover one of modern cinema’s great innovators. Ms Akerman will be present at Q&As in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London following the screening of her latest film, Almayer’s Folly, freely adapted from Joseph Conrad’s debut novel.

For more information on dates and locations of the screenings as well as the Q&A sessions, see the retrospectives link below.

The Review Writing Competition has finished and the two winning submissions can be viewed below:

La Folie Almayer

'Bulles, Jazz, Blues' Exhibition

22-31 July 2011: In conjunction with the Centre de recherches francophones belges, Wallonie-Bruxelles International, and the Institut français.

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