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Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Breadwinner

Film - Feature | August 25 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A beautifully animated feature-length drama based on the novel by Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner is set in Afghanistan, circa 2001, where an eleven-year-old girl is forced to pretend she is a boy after her father is wrongfully imprisoned by the Taliban.

La notte

Film - Feature | August 25 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

La notte takes place over one night, in one city, Milan. Still, Antonioni’s characters are pilgrims in strange lands and times—in L’eclisse, for instance, Alain Delon, in love, will say, “I feel like I’m in a foreign country.” In La notte, that foreign territory is a marriage of ten years being questioned for the first time.