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Friday, November 30, 2018

Who Killed Lt. Van Dorn? screening

Film - Documentary | November 30 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, ROOM 310

 Zachary Stauffer, Investigative Reporting Program

 Graduate School of Journalism, Investigative Reporting Program

The Investigative Reporting Program is hosting a free screening of the documentary Who Killed Lt. Van Dorn?.

Lt. Wes Van Dorn, a 29-year-old U.S. Naval Academy graduate and the father of two young sons, died when the helicopter he was piloting crashed off the coast of Virginia during a 2014 training exercise. Motivated by her grief, his wife Nicole sought an explanation for the cause of the...   More >

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The Innocent

Film - Feature | November 30 | 7-9:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A book lying on red satin sheets serves as an appropriate opening image for Visconti’s last work, a film bursting with the abstractions of nineteenth-century philosophy and the concerns of twentieth-century political thought, yet fashioned with all the luxuriant beauty and operatic decadence the master filmmaker could muster. Freethinking aristocrat Tullio (Giancarlo Giannini) seems too concerned...   More >

The Image Makers

Film - Feature | November 30 | 7:30-8:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bergman’s decision to direct this television play was due in large measure to his love of Victor Sjöström’s The Phantom Carriage, which he claims to have seen at least a hundred times, and the project’s intersection of the worlds of theater and film. The scenario takes place in 1920, when Sjöström (Lennart Hjulström) invites Selma Lagerlöf (Anita Björk), author of the novel on which The Phantom...   More >