Friday, November 8, 2019
Film - Series | November 7 – 16, 2019 every day with exceptions | Screenings at different locations: November 7-10 (San Francisco) November 16 (Palo Alto)
The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 17th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 7-10 and November 16, 2019).
Film - Feature | November 8 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A father-and-son clown act are separated during the Russian Civil War in this little-seen, energetic gem by the great Soviet filmmaker Lev Kuleshov, best known as the father of montage and for his dynamic comedy The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks. Influenced by Hollywood filmmakers like D. W. Griffith yet speeding up their aesthetics exponentially, Kuleshovs... More >
Film - Series | November 8 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Uncanny landscapes and mysterious journeys emerge in these five works by filmmakers who construct surreal worlds by repurposing appropriated materials, including films, engravings, and video games. Joseph Cornells Rose Hobart distills the 1931 B movie East of Borneo into an uncanny twenty-minute ode to the eponymous actress. Phil Solomons works Last Days in a Lonely Place and Still Raining... More >