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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Film - Feature | April 18 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

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 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In sixteenth-century Moscow, the newly crowned Czar Ivan battles both the nobility and the church in an effort to unify Russia. Scored by Sergei Prokofiev, Eisenstein’s painterly film is like a fresco come to life.

Strong Island

Film - Feature | April 18 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

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 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The murder of the filmmaker’s brother forms the basis of this powerful, disturbing, and very personal documentary on one family’s suffering and an entire society’s injustice and institutional racism. “A masterpiece for difficult times” (Film Quarterly).