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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Through the Olive Trees: (Zir-e darakhtan-e zeyton)

Film - Feature | August 24 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A lovelorn village youth gets another chance at romance when he and his disinterested paramour are cast as husband and wife by a visiting film crew in Kiarostami’s wryly romantic, fittingly self-reflective third part of the Koker trilogy, shot in the same village as his earlier Where Is the Friend’s Home? and And Life Goes On. Effectively remixing the entire set-up of And Life Goes On, albeit...   More >

The Last Waltz

Film - Feature | August 24 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Martin Scorsese grew up listening to seminal rock DJ Alan Freed and from Mean Streets onward, his movies have been driven by the power of rock ’n’ roll. His love of music is innate and instinctual, so it was particularly fortuitous that when The Band decided to hang it up after seventeen years on the road, they chose Scorsese to film their farewell concert. From their beginnings in 1959 backing...   More >