Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Film - Feature | February 21 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
An exploited peasant suffers through the horrors of war and capital before awakening to the possibility of revolution in Pudovkins 1927 dramatic epic, made alongside Eisensteins October to honor the tenth anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution. While October offers a more sweeping, collectivist account of the period, The End of St. Petersburg benefits from a more personal focus on how the... More >
Film - Feature | February 21 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Between 1998 and 2002, Portuguese filmmakers Joachim Pinto and Nuno Leonel (What Now? Remind Me) shot footage of their friend Artur and his family, fishermen living in the remote Azores Islands, who fear that the end of small-scale fishing is near. They returned to the footage recently to create this beautiful, moving essay film. With respect and affection, they observe and consider their... More >
Film - Feature | February 21 | 7-9 p.m. | 102 Wurster Hall
Standing in windows or out in prison yards, love and heated liaisons blossom. Shot on location at the actual prison using real inmates for all but the lead roles, it was the first Dominican film to screen at the Sundance Film Festival.