Saturday, July 29, 2017
Film - Feature | July 29 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Andrei Konchalovskys debut feature is expressed with a deft simplicity of style and rare quality of emotion (Michel Ciment). The First Teacher spares no illusions in showing the hardships and hostility encountered by a former Red Army soldier in a rural Central Asian locale (todays Kyrgyzstan), where he is sent to teach. Although he himself is not well educated, his strength is his belief in... More >
Film - Feature | July 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Free on Our Outdoor Screen!
Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and come early for live music with the All of Us trio playing favorites from the musical at 7:00! Refreshments available.
When youre a Jet, youre a Jet all the way . . . In West Side Story, the gangs all here: the Jets and their neighborhood nemesis the Sharks in the back alleys of late-fifties NYC. Theyre finger-snappin... More >
Film - Feature | July 29 | 8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Based on a novel by Georges Simenon, Panique adapts the elements of classic film noira murder, a femme fatale, a romantic obsession, a frame-up, all rendered in unforgiving black-and-whiteinto bitter and brilliant satire. Michel Simon plays Monsieur Hire, né Hirovich, an observant loner whose awkward, faintly supercilious demeanor keeps him at a distance from his neighbors. His attraction to a... More >