Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Monsoon Wedding | New Directions in Indian Cinema: Featuring Films by Acclaimed Film Director, Mira Nair
Film - Series | May 3 | 5-8 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
A 2001 film that explores the bonds that unite families in touching, dramatic, and comedic ways.
Film - Feature | May 3 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
John Cassavetess masterpiece retains the power to unnerve with its raw, often harrowing depiction of a blue-collar Los Angeles family on the rocks. Gena Rowlandss performance as Mabel Longhetti, wife of everyman Nick (Peter Falk) and mother of three, stands as a virtually unmatched tour de force.
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
Film - Documentary | May 3 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Spend Wednesday evening of RRR week learning more about your brain, and how it can thrive! This delightful documentary follows renowned brain scientist and UC Berkeley professor emerita of anatomy, Dr. Marian Diamond, introducing us to her groundbreaking accomplishments at a time when so few women entered her field, as well as her entertaining teaching style and charming personality.
Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.