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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Things to Come

Film - Feature | January 30 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A busy philosophy professor, Nathalie (impeccably embodied by Isabelle Huppert), moves purposefully between classes, lunches with her husband and grown children, meetings with her publisher, and the apartment of her ailing mother, expertly balancing her time. But a series of unexpected upsets forces her to rethink her relationships and herself. Nathalie’s unspoken grief, fear, and anger are...   More >

Film Screening and Director's Talk: Watergate: with Academy-Award winning director Charles Ferguson (U.S., 2018)

Film - Documentary | January 30 | 6 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Charles Ferguson; Harley Shaiken

 Center for Latin American Studies

Watergate tells the comprehensive story of the scandal, from the first troubling signs in Richard Nixon’s presidency to his resignation and beyond. Crucially, the film also situates Watergate in the context of all the issues it raised – many of which, of course, now resonate powerfully with current events.

After the screening, Academy Award-winning director Charles Ferguson will speak in...   More >

Watergate: Film Screening and Director's Talk

Film - Feature | January 30 | 6-9 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

 Charles Ferguson; Maria Echaveste; Harley Shaiken

 Center for Latin American Studies

Watergate tells the comprehensive story of the scandal, from the first troubling signs in Richard Nixon’s presidency to his resignation and beyond. After the screening, Academy Award-winning director Charles Ferguson will speak in conversation with Harley Shaiken and Maria Echaveste.

(Image courtesy of Representational Pictures.)

Out on the Street

Film - Feature | January 30 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

During an acting workshop, ten Egyptian workers distill their experiences of injustice and exploitation at the hands of bosses, police, and the court system into a series of vignettes. The resulting film integrates workshop exercises and reenactments, with the men shifting between roles and stories, and with various factory spaces marked out on the floor of the rooftop “studio.” The filmmakers...   More >