Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Mississippi Masala | New Directions in Indian Cinema: Featuring Films by Acclaimed Film Director, Mira Nair
Film - Series | April 19 | 5-8 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Set primarily in rural Mississippi, the film explores interracial romance between African Americans and Indian Americans in the United States.
Film - Documentary | April 19 | 7-9:30 p.m. | University Lutheran Chapel
2425 College Ave., Berkeley, CA
Jinsook Kim, Activist and organizer; Jeong Keun Kim, Director, Island of Shadows
Jinsook Kim, a female welder, emerged as a key figure in the democratic labor movement of South Korea in the 1990s as one of the most committed leaders of the metal workers union movement. In recent decades she has become the champion of irregular workers. Learn about the ongoing struggle for workers right in South Korea from Ms. Kim and from the documentary film, Island of Shadows, which... More >
Film - Documentary | April 19 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Discover the forgotten story of the Videofreex collective, some of the first activists to use videotape as a tool for activism, protest, and self-representation.
With special guest Mary Curtis Ratcliff, past member of Videofreex
Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission