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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Dogtown Redemption

Film - Feature | September 22 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Shot over eight years, Dogtown Redemption is an intimate story of recyclers in West Oakland, a journey through a landscape of love and loss, devotion and addiction, prejudice and poverty. Following the lives of four recyclers, from a former minister to a Korean American ex–punk rock drummer, the film chronicles their battles to survive in Oakland’s Dogtown neighborhood, an area battered by...   More >

Dogtown Redemption

Film - Feature | September 22 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Shot over eight years, Dogtown Redemption is an intimate story of recyclers in West Oakland, a journey through a landscape of love and loss, devotion and addiction, prejudice and poverty. Following the lives of four recyclers, from a former minister to a Korean American ex–punk rock drummer, the film chronicles their battles to survive in Oakland’s Dogtown neighborhood, an area battered by...   More >

Case #1, Case #2: (Ghazieh-e shekl-e aval, ghazieh-e shekl-e dou wom)

Film - Feature | September 22 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A seemingly simple classroom struggle between teacher and students becomes an absorbing lesson in solidarity, ideology, and resistance in Kiarostami’s gripping documentary feature, filmed during the last days of the Shah and finished during the earliest days of the Islamic Revolution. A question is posed to several educators, politicians, and religious figures: Should students name the person...   More >

A Taste of Honey

Film - Feature | September 22 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A Taste of Honey gave sixties Britain one of its most unexpected and delightful stars: Rita Tushingham, a nineteen-year-old Liverpudlian of wide-eyed spirit and wide-mouthed sarcasm. Tushingham plays Jo, a working-class teenager living in open hostility with her wildly vulgar, careless mother (Dora Bryan). After her brief romance with a black sailor leads to predictable complications, Jo strikes...   More >