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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Notes on Blindness | Peter Middleton, James Spinney | United Kingdom, France, 2016

Film - Feature | June 17 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A taped journal that theologian John Hull (1935–2015) kept after the onset of blindness in 1980 forms the basis of this “beautiful, accessible, and thoughtful work of art” (The Guardian).

$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

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Drunken Angel (Yoidore tenshi) | Akira Kurosawa | Japan, 1948

Film - Feature | June 17 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Drunken Angel is a masterful gangster film, evoking the sinister shadows of American film noir and depicting with compassion the devalued life of underworld characters. It is, moreover, a perfect, poetic allegory of postwar Japan; the malaise of a society ravaged by war is symbolized by a disease-ridden sump near the center of the action—the Tokyo slum where the samaritan Dr. Sanada (Takashi...   More >

$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

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