Sunday, July 15, 2018
Film - Feature | July 15 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Brink of Life pursues Bergmans fascination with the inner lives of women to a maternity ward where three women await the blessed event with mixed attitudesand fates.
Film - Feature | July 15 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Aki Kaurismäki has an unsentimental soft spot for the working class, albeit well hidden behind artfully sardonic realism. More than the memorably long-faced antiheroes of The Match Factory Girl and Drifting Clouds, the hero of this filmcall him Mhas reason to be deadpan: drifting into a strange city, he is set upon by thugs who leave him for dead and render him amnesiac.