Saturday, April 21, 2018
Film - Short | April 21 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | 105 Stanley Hall
Jonathan Simon, Keynote Speaker and Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
Clarence Ford, Featured Student and Member, Underground Scholars Initiative
Join the Underground Scholars Initiative and the American Cultures Center for a screening of FITE (From Incarceration to Education), a short documentary about formerly incarcerated students at UC Berkeley and their paths to higher education and success. The film screening will include keynote speaker Jonathan Simon and a Q&A panel with the students in the film. Reception to follow.
RSVP online or by calling 510-664-7065 by April 15.
Film - Feature | April 21 | 6 p.m. | 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, Eisensteins painterly film is like a fresco come to life.
Film - Feature | April 21 | 8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The second part of Eisensteins unfinished trilogy follows Ivans return to the throne and his ruthless opposition to the schemes of the nobility to keep Russia divided among its princes and foreign interests.