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Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Great Transmission | Pema Gellek | US, Tibet, India, 2015

Film - Documentary | April 15 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Screening weekly in Theater Two, this award-winning documentary is the story of one Tibetan refugee lama and his efforts to preserve the sacred texts of his tradition. Witnessing the disintegration of his heritage, Tarthang Tulku dedicated his life to restoring a text tradition that was nearly lost during the turbulence of the twentieth century. Working with a handful of volunteers, he would...   More >

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission

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The Force | Peter Nicks | United States, 2017

Film - Documentary | April 15 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this powerful, immersive look at a turbulent time in the Oakland Police Department, filmmaker Peter Nicks (The Waiting Room) avoids easy generalizations and upends expectations.

General admission: $15; BAMPFA members, SFFILM members, UC Berkeley students: $13; Non–UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons: $14. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to this program. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be ex CineVouchers may not be redeemed in person at BAMPFA. Onsite ticket sales are subject to limited availability.

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The Winter (El invierno) | Emiliano Torres | Argentina, France, 2016

Film - Feature | April 15 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this observant, measured feature debut, the onset of winter affects both the aging foreman of a hardscrabble Patagonian sheep ranch and the younger man who comes to work for the season.

General admission: $15; BAMPFA members, SFFILM members, UC Berkeley students: $13; Non–UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons: $14. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to this program. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be ex CineVouchers may not be redeemed in person at BAMPFA. Onsite ticket sales are subject to limited availability.

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The Ornithologist (O ornitólogo): João Pedro Rodrigues | Portugal, France, Brazil, 2016

Film - Feature | April 15 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

FEATURING
Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues,

Following a strapping young ornithologist stranded in the wilderness, this metaphysical (but also very physical) adventure by Portugal’s most idiosyncratic auteur twists St. Anthony of Padua’s legend into a playfully modern shape.

General admission: $15; BAMPFA members, SFFILM members, UC Berkeley students: $13; Non–UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons: $14. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to this program. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be ex CineVouchers may not be redeemed in person at BAMPFA. Onsite ticket sales are subject to limited availability.

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