Thursday, March 9, 2017
Film - Feature | March 9 | 5-7:30 p.m. | The Law Building, Room 100
Please join us at 5:00 pm on March 9, 2016 at UC Berkeley for the first screening of the 2017 series Being Human in a Biotech Age: Advantageous.
Professor Osagie Obasogie and Professor Charis Thompson will be with us in person to comment on the film after the screening.
About the film:
Advantageous posits a future a hundred or so years from now where declining fertility, economic crisis... More >
Film - Documentary | March 9 | 5:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Our Terrible Country (2014, Ali Atassi)
Contemporary Syrian Documentaries
curated by Nathalie Khankan (Near Eastern Studies)
in partnership with the Arab Film Festival
Part of "To Aleppo Gone:" Syrian Culture Today, series of programs exploring the arts in Syria.
Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red in It (Akounak tedalat taha tazoughai) | Christopher Kirkley | United States, Niger, 2015
Film - Feature | March 9 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A wandering guitarist strums down his rivalsand the scorn of his own fatherin this riveting musical/ethnography/narrative hybrid, which sets a sly tribute to Princes Purple Rain amidst the Tuareg music scene of Saharan Niger. Astride a purple motorcycle, a mysterious purple-clad guitarist (Mdou Moctar, a well-known musician) rides into the desert town of Agadaz looking for fame, love, and... More >
Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission