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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Film Screening Series: Arab Cities | The Time That Remains

Film - Documentary | November 12 | 5:30-8 p.m. | 172 Wurster Hall

 Ahmad Diab, Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Director: Elia Shohat, 2009 (109 min)

Guest presentation given by Professor Ahmad Diab, Near Eastern Studies.

The Time That Remains is a 2009 semi-biographical drama film written and directed by Palestinian director Elia Suleiman. The film stars Ali Suliman, Elia Suleiman, Saleh Bakri and Samar Qudha Tanus. It gives an account of the creation of the Israeli state from 1948 to the present.

Ash Is Purest White

Film - Feature | November 12 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A gangster’s wife stands on her own in Jia Zhangke’s expansive narrative of empowerment and survival, set against the tumultuous political and cultural changes of twenty-first-century China. Jia’s wife and longtime muse Zhao Tao, whose roles in his Unknown Pleasures and Still Life serve as inspiration, stars as a woman saddled with a mobster lover who’s seen one too many John Woo films; she first...   More >

RESCHEDULED: Cine Latino ¡Las Sandinistas!

Film - Documentary | November 12 | 7-9 p.m. | 106 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Center for Latin American Studies

¡Las Sandinistas! reveals the untold stories of Nicaraguan women warriors and social revolutionaries who shattered barriers during Nicaragua’s 1979 Sandinista Revolution and the ensuing U.S.-backed Contra War. Today, as the current Sandinista government is erasing these women's stories of heroism, social reform, and military accomplishments from history books, these same women are fighting to...   More >

(Image from ¡Las Sandinistas!)