Five works by Belgian director Chantal Akerman are showcased in this program that highlights the films that launched her acclaimed, boundary-shattering career in experimental film. The silent short "La Chambre" (1972), in which Akerman herself appears, dramatizes how apartment clutter is transformed into a compelling still life exercise; New York's "Hotel Monterey" (1972) is profiled in mesmerizing silent tableaux; Akerman's mother provides "News From Home" (1976) in letters read while images of 1970s New York grace the screen; Akerman's debut feature film "Je Tu Il Elle" (1974) tells the story of a lonely woman (Akerman) who seeks sexual fulfillment on the road; and the feature "Les Rendez-Vous D'Anna" (1978) follows an acclaimed director (Aurore Clément) on a surreal European tour to promote her new film. 6 1/4 hrs. total on three discs. Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English. In French with English subtitles.