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Friday, October 12, 2018

At Berkeley

Film - Documentary | October 12 | 12-4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

For his study of the University—which clocks in at more than four hours—Wiseman and his long-time cinematographer John Davey amassed some 250 hours of material over the course of twelve weeks in 2010. The film presents the complexities of the campus from multiple angles, documenting student/faculty interaction inside classrooms, campus protests, and administrative meetings. “A summation of sorts...   More >

Rouge Tears

Film - Feature | October 12 | 5-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This 1938 talkie remake of The Goddess offers a chance to see how another leading star, Butterfly Wu (Hue Die), interpreted the role made famous by the late Ruan Lingyu. Rouge Tears was made in Hong Kong under British colonial rule, during the flourishing of the Cantonese film industry at the start of the sound era. “It was precisely under such tumultuous and constantly shifting sociopolitical...   More >

[Free Film Screening] Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno

Film - Documentary | October 12 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center (MCC) 220

 Laurie Coyle

 UC Berkeley Labor Center

Film screening followed by Q+A with Director Laurie Coyle and Maria Moreno’s daughters, Olivia Portugal and Lily DeLa Torre

In Adios Amor, the discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot — Maria Moreno, a migrant mother driven to speak out by her twelve children’s hunger. She was the first farmworker woman in America to be hired as a union organizer and...   More >

[FILM SCREENING] Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno

Film - Documentary | October 12 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center #220

 UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education, Center for Latino Research Policy, Chicanx Latinx Student Development, Department of Ethnic Studies

Film screening followed by Q+A with Director Laurie Coyle and Maria Moreno’s daughters, Olivia Portugal and Lily DeLa Torre

In Adios Amor, the discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot — Maria Moreno, a migrant mother driven to speak out by her twelve children’s hunger. She was the first farmworker woman in America to be hired as a union organizer and...   More >

From the Life of the Marionettes

Film - Feature | October 12 | 7:30-9:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

One of Bergman’s most daring experiments, this bleakly explicit tale of a feuding couple was controversial on its release, but the director said “it belongs to my best films.” Opening with a rare act of physical violence (Bergman’s characters usually prefer to inflict their traumas emotionally), the film tracks backwards along the stab wound that is the protagonists’ marriage. The director’s...   More >