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Sunday, July 30, 2017

The Mill and the Cross

Film - Feature | July 30 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

(Mlyn i krzyz). In his wonderfully creative cinematic interpretation of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s masterpiece The Way to Calvary (at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna), director Lech Majewski utilizes film and computer technologies to create a multilayered world of sixteenth-century Flanders under the brutal Spanish occupation. Majewski goes “inside a masterpiece, and [creates] a new one in...   More >

Two Men in Manhattan

Film - Feature | July 30 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Before the so-called New Wave, père Melville went his own experimental way with this low-budget film set in the heart of the Asphalt Jungle, New York. Melville’s Manhattan is how he found it, “as dark as it is beautiful.” A French journalist (played by Melville himself) and a photographer follow the story of a missing French diplomat who, it seems, has died in the apartment of his mistress. The...   More >