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Thursday, July 11, 2019

La réligieuse: (The Nun)

Film - Feature | July 11 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Banned for two years in France for its supposedly excessive attack on the Church, Rivette’s adaptation of Denis Diderot’s famous novel of eighteenth-century convent life became a cause célèbre. Anna Karina plays a young woman, Suzanne, whose parents force her to enter a convent. The institution proves prisonlike and on a deeper level of individual repression, is revealed as an arena for sexual...   More >

A Hard Day's Night: Free Outdoor Screening!

Film - Feature | July 11 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“Though the motive behind A Hard Day’s Night was simply to generate new records, it turned out to be an extraordinarily original amalgamation of virtually all previous forms of rock ’n’ roll film. The combination of the Beatles’ music, Lester’s use of techniques associated with cinéma vérité and the French New Wave in a hybrid documentary/fictional form, and the photographer and editor’s...   More >