Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
Sunday, May 8 at 1:00 pm
Location: Redstone Theater
Dir. Chantal Akerman. 1975, 201 mins. 35mm. With Delphine Seyrig. Akerman’s singular avant-garde epic—which surveys with unprecedented detail the mundane daily routine of a domestic mother and prostitute—must be seen on a big screen to gain its full impact. Working with the great cinematographer Babette Mangolte, herself an experimental filmmaker, Akerman creates a portrait of an enigmatic woman’s inner life by focusing on her chores (cooking, cleaning, letter-writing) and then watches as her perfectly structured life gradually unravels. Jeanne Dielman is undoubtedly one of the greatest films ever made.
Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.