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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Wajib

Film - Feature | April 15 |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In Annemarie Jacir’s charming and poignant new film, a Palestinian father and son living in Israel deliver wedding invitations over the course of an afternoon while personal and political tensions simmer in the background.

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable

Film - Feature | April 15 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This gorgeous and lively look at Garry Winogrand and his work uses still images, home movie footage, and revelatory, recently discovered audio recordings to illustrate why many consider him to be the foremost photographer of post–World War II America.

A Ship Bound for India

Film - Feature | April 15 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A salvage boat provides the claustrophobic but fascinating space for a narrative of filial revolt against an overbearing father in Bergman’s waterfront noir, reminiscent of Marcel Carné’s French films.

Nathaniel Dorsky: Four Films

Film - Feature | April 15 | 5:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Four ephemeral worlds emerge in this selection of shorts by Nathaniel Dorsky, this year’s recipient of the Persistence of Vision Award. The films are Autumn, Avraham, The Dreamer, and Intimations.

Godard, mon amour

Film - Feature | April 15 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Portraying Jean-Luc Godard at the pivotal moment when he made La Chinoise and fell in love with leading lady Anne Wiazemsky, Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) pays homage to Godard’s genius even as he cheekily sends up the director’s excesses and pretensions.