Sunday, July 22, 2018
Film - Feature | July 22 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Bergmans first major work, Prison makes a strong case for the proclamation that opens it: Human life is an inferno. Gunnar Fischers hard-edged expressionist cinematography is ideally suited to the harsh subject matter.
Film - Feature | July 22 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The first of Beckers three loosely plotted postwar films on the changing structure of French life, Antoine et Antoinette follows one young working-class couple in a cramped, overcrowded Paris, and the husbands desperate search for a missing lottery ticket.
Film - Feature | July 22 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Khaled (Sherwan Haji) emerges from a pile of coal on a ship docked in Helsinki. A refugee from Syria, searching for the sister who is his only surviving relative, he is quickly absorbed into the bureaucracy of exile. It is only after exchanging blows with newly minted restaurateur Wikstrom (Sakari Kuosmanen), who finds Khaled sleeping next to the garbage bins of the Golden Pint restaurant, that... More >