Sunday, November 26, 2017
Film - Documentary | November 26 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This quietly provocative consideration of the mechanized sublime follows photographer Edward Burtynsky as he travels through China and Bangladesh recording large-scale industrial incursions into the landscape. Peter Mettler served as cinematographer and creative collaborator.
Film - Feature | November 26 | 5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A medieval knight challenges Death to a game of chess in Ingmar Bergmans iconic work of cinematic philosophy rendered in chiaroscuro. A magically powerful film (Pauline Kael).
Film - Feature | November 26 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Based on a song by legendary singer Teresa Teng, this romance about two mainland Chinese immigrants (Maggie Cheung and Leon Lai) in Hong Kong and then New York City won Best Picture, Director, and Actress at the Hong Kong Film Awards.