Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Film - Documentary | November 12 | 5:30-8 p.m. | 172 Wurster Hall
Ahmad Diab, Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Director: Elia Shohat, 2009 (109 min)
Guest presentation given by Professor Ahmad Diab, Near Eastern Studies.
The Time That Remains is a 2009 semi-biographical drama film written and directed by Palestinian director Elia Suleiman. The film stars Ali Suliman, Elia Suleiman, Saleh Bakri and Samar Qudha Tanus. It gives an account of the creation of the Israeli state from 1948 to the present.
Film - Feature | November 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A gangsters wife stands on her own in Jia Zhangkes expansive narrative of empowerment and survival, set against the tumultuous political and cultural changes of twenty-first-century China. Jias wife and longtime muse Zhao Tao, whose roles in his Unknown Pleasures and Still Life serve as inspiration, stars as a woman saddled with a mobster lover whos seen one too many John Woo films; she first... More >
Film - Documentary | November 12 | 7-9 p.m. | 106 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
¡Las Sandinistas! reveals the untold stories of Nicaraguan women warriors and social revolutionaries who shattered barriers during Nicaraguas 1979 Sandinista Revolution and the ensuing U.S.-backed Contra War. Today, as the current Sandinista government is erasing these women's stories of heroism, social reform, and military accomplishments from history books, these same women are fighting to... More >