Sunday, September 10, 2017
Film - Series | August 29 – September 26, 2017 every day | 370 Wurster Hall
The Israeli film director Amos Gitai (Ph.D Architecture 79) will teach a five week course on film that explores the concepts of narrative and space. CLASS SIZE IS VERY LIMITED SO YOU MUST SIGN UP SOON. OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS ACROSS CAMPUS.
Film - Feature | September 10 | 5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Towards the end of the eighth century, an architect journeys across the lower Himalayas in search of the perfect site for constructing a temple, not merely as a place of worship but as a monumental record crystallizing the collective accomplishment of a civilization. Is he equal to the task? He faces his own fears and the forces of nature test his learning along the path. With technical... More >
Film - Feature | September 10 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Billed as The Unseen Film by Vittorio De Sica, Il Boom finally receives its long overdue US theatrical release. Written by the directors longtime collaborator Cesare Zavattini, Il Boom is a hilarious sendup that critiques Italys economic miracle of the early 1960s. While the Roman elite enjoy the material rewards of success, De Sicas biting satire follows the challenges faced by... More >