Directors' Corner

Directors’ Corner – Claire Denis

Claire Denis: born in 1946. Denis was born in Paris, but raised in colonial French Africa. Her childhood spent living in West Africa with her parents and her younger sister would color her perspectives on certain political issues. She worked as an assistant director with Wim Wenders on Paris, Texas (1984) and Wings of Desire (1987), and with Jim Jarmusch on Down by Law (1986) before moving on to her debut film Chocolat (1988).

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Claire Denis: born in 1946. Denis was born in Paris, but raised in colonial French Africa. Her childhood spent living in West Africa with her parents and her younger sister would color her perspectives on certain political issues. She worked as an assistant director with Wim Wenders on Paris, Texas (1984) and Wings of Desire (1987), and with Jim Jarmusch on Down by Law (1986) before moving on to her debut film Chocolat (1988).

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