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Sunday, July 8, 2018

The Red Shoes

Film - Feature | July 8 | 4-5:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Outdoor Screen

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Jack Cardiff’s wonderfully fluid and lustrous photography perfectly captures the fairy-tale origins of Powell and Pressburger’s masterpiece of color and motion, which has as its exquisite centerpiece a nearly twenty-minute ballet sequence. (Jonathan L. Knapp)

The Match Factory Girl

Film - Feature | July 8 | 5:15-6:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Kaurismäki’s early masterpiece and blackest of comedies stars Kati Outinen as Iris, a factory worker whose lonely existence is punctuated by glimmers of hope—a pink party dress, the attention of a man at a bar, a pregnancy—that all result in humiliation and heartbreak.

I vinti (The Vanquished)

Film - Feature | July 8 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

These three moral tales ostensibly on the subject of the dehumanized behavior of postwar youth do little to provide an explanation for it.