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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Never Fear

Film - Feature | January 27 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A young dancer finds her promising career threatened by polio in Lupino’s first fully credited directorial effort, a steadfastly un-melodramatic melodrama inspired in part by her own battle with the disease as a teenager. Radiant and in love, dancers Carol and Guy trade show business for hospital routines—and optimism for despair—when Carol contracts polio. Lupino dirties up the typical...   More >

Woodstock

Film - Documentary | January 27 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A young Martin Scorsese pitched in on the editing (beginning what would become a longtime collaboration with lead editor Thelma Schoonmaker) for this influential music documentary on the landmark Woodstock event. While its selection into the National Film Registry may have more to do with the way it captures a sixties counterculture at the height of its free-spirit, anything-goes mystique, it’s...   More >