<< Sunday, April 01, 2018 >>

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Que Viva Mexico!

Film - Documentary | April 1 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

See Mexico through Eisenstein’s eyes in this compilation of footage shot in 1931, intended for an epic hybrid of documentary and fiction that the director never finished. With short Bezhin Meadow.

The Magician

Film - Feature | April 1 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

With Max von Sydow as a nineteenth-century mesmerist, “Bergman's chilling exploration of charlatanism is in fact one of his most genuinely enjoyable films . . . much of [it] devoted to wittily ironic sideswipes at bourgeois hypocrisy” (Time Out).

A World Redrawn: Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood

Film - Short | April 1 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Experimental filmmaker Zoe Beloff revisits the Hollywood exile of two revolutionaries—Sergei Eisenstein and Bertolt Brecht—in an illustrated presentation and a trilogy of short films.