Friday, November 2, 2018
Film - Series | November 1 – 17, 2018 every day with exceptions | Screenings at different locations: November 1-4 (San Francisco) November 17 (Palo Alto)
The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 15th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 1-4 and November 17, 2018).
Film - Feature | November 2 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Jean Vigos only full-length feature is a poetic masterpiece on the theme of passionate love. In telling of a young barge captain and his peasant bride in their first days together on his barge, and of their separation when she sneaks off to Paris, LAtalante surprises realism with surrealism, much as Jean is surprised by his wifes desire. Shot against a backdrop of the Parisian canals, the film... More >
Film - Feature | November 2 | 7:30-8:50 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Bergmans first feature after abandoning 35mm film for television technology, The Blessed Ones is a tale of tortured love between a middle-aged woman and a slightly younger man, and the jealousies that arise from their outward differences and internal melancholies. The schoolteacher Viveka ekes out a life, seemingly keeping on through sheer willpower; the failed theology student Sune barely has... More >