Saturday, February 17, 2018
Film - Feature | February 17 | 3:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Microcosmos is an amazing film that allows us to peer deeply into the insect world and marvel at creatures we casually condemn to squishing. The makers of this film took three years to design their close-up cameras and magnifying lenses, and to photograph insects in such brilliant detail, wrote Roger Ebert, one of the films many admirers. The movie is a work of art and whimsy as much as one... More >
Film - Feature | February 17 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
After the screening, enjoy a Film to Table dinner at Babette, the cafe at BAMPFA. Join an intimate group of fellow filmgoers for a four-course, prix-fixe meal in a convivial, dinner-party atmosphere. Purchase dinner tickets in advance at babettecafe.com (film tickets must be purchased separately).
The warm autumnal hues of a house on a lake give a false, perhaps wished-for sense of security to... More >
Film - Feature | February 17 | 8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In The Bigamist, Edmond OBrien is a salesman whose icy wife (Joan Fontaine) runs the business (freezers) while he travels. He becomes involved with a warm and spunky waitress (Ida Lupino) and, when she has his child, marries her out of a sense of propriety. Thus he embarks on a double life, commuting between two marriages, two classes, and two cities: Fontaines patrician San Francisco and... More >