Film - Documentary | April 29 | 8:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Built around interviews with former Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, Morriss Academy Awardwinning film is a haunted reflection on US military power from World War II through the war in Vietnam.
Film - Feature | May 2 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Directed by the Belarusian Yuri Tarich, this extraordinary 1926 Soviet silent film set in the sixteenth century was influential in the direction of Eisensteins two-part Ivan the Terrible (1944-46).
Film - Feature | May 2 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Tonights program mingles short African fiction films with documentary essays from the diaspora. Discover works by Alassane Sy and Mamadou Dia (Senegal), Cedric Ido (Burkina Faso), Lebert Bethune (Jamaica), and Carlos Javier Ortiz (Oakland by way of Chicago).
Film - Documentary | May 2 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
"This is the story of an American hero and legend, one who stands tall amongst the likes of Robert Kennedy, Harriet Tubman, and Martin Luther King, Jr. -- and yet few people know her name. Wilma Mankiller is someone who humbly defied the odds to fight injustice and give a voice to the voiceless. She overcame rampant sexism and personal challenges to emerge as the Cherokee Nation's first female... More >
Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.
Film - Documentary | May 4 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Salles portrays the pivotal, tumultuous 1960s through archival footage and home movies from May 68 Paris, Soviet-invaded Czechoslovakia, China during the Cultural Revolution, and Brazil under military rule. Its a documentary thats really a meditationhistory made poetic (Variety).
Film - Feature | May 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A voyage across a war-scarred Europe forms the background of a married couples collapsing relationship in Bergmans dreamlike early look at isolation, emotional torment, and romantic masochism. A sort of Voyage in Italy revised by Sartre (Cinema 58).
Film - Feature | May 5 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This selection of works from the exhibition Way Bay reveals the rich and varied landscape and people of the Bay Area. Featuring a time capsule of San Francisco before the 1906 quake and works by Bruce Baillie, Alice Anne Parker (Severson), Sara Kathyrn Arledge, and Ernie Gehr.
Film - Feature | May 5 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
An adolescent girl tries to save a man from sin in Martels hallucinatory look at religious devotion, sexual awakening, Lolita obsessions, and Catholic repressions in small-town Argentina. A film that defies categorization, but Im tempted to call it a miracle (A. O. Scott).