Thursday, November 9, 2017
Film - Series | November 9 – 18, 2017 every day with exceptions | Screenings at different locations: November 9-12 (San Francisco) November 18 (Cupertino)
The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 15th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 9-12 and November 18, 2017).
Film - Documentary | November 9 | 6-8 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), Large Conference Room
Screening of this film will be followed by Q & A with director Matthew Barr.
Union Time: Fighting for Workers Rights tells the story of one of the greatest union victories of the 21st centurythe fight to organize Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina. From 1993 to 2008, workers struggled against dangerous working conditions, intimidation, and low pay. They were... More >
Film - Feature | November 9 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
John Akomfrah uses Homers Odyssey as a point of departure for this cinematic exploration of migration, exile, alienation, and the definition of home, with the experiences of Caribbean and African migrants in the 1950s as its base.