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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Song of the Sea

Film - Animated | June 22 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Irish director behind The Secret of Kells returns with this gorgeous hand-drawn animated feature inspired by Irish legends, Celtic folk art, and modernist painters like Klee and Kandinsky. “One of the most blissfully beautiful animated films ever made” (Carlos Aguilar, Toronto Review), the film tells of the young children Saoirse and Ben, whose mother disappeared into the sea the night that...   More >

Another Dawn: (Distinto amanecer)

Film - Feature | June 22 | 8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Labor activists, cabaret singers, and corrupt politicians stalk the back streets of Mexico City in Bracho’s stylized film noir, which adds a unique revolutionary spin to that genre’s rain-soaked, tenebrous aesthetics. “An antifascist noir comparable to and in some ways superior to Casablanca”(J. Hoberman, New York Review of Books), the film stars the great Pedro Armendáriz as a union organizer on...   More >