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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Fanny and Alexander

Film - Feature | November 28 | 3:10-6:20 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bergman’s dreamlike family chronicle is set in turn-of-the-century Sweden, where the members of an upper-middle-class theatrical clan are sheltered by their own theatrics from the deepening chaos of the outside world. Bergman has the grace in this most graceful film not to view their histrionics and eccentricities as neuroses. One tumultuous year in the life of the Ekdahl family is viewed through...   More >

Film Screening: The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand

Film - Documentary | November 28 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

This is the first documentary ever produced about the life and gardens of Beatrix Farrand, the most successful female landscape architect in early 20th century America and one of the founders of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Join us for a special screening and Q&A with the filmmaker, Karyl Evans.

$20 / $15 UCBG Member

 Public Tickets are SOLD OUT - current LAEP students should email gardenprograms@berkeley.edu to attend.

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden Woodlands, Seal Harbor, Maine. Photo Credit: Karyl Evans

The Unimagined Lives of Our Neighbors: Three Films

Film - Feature | November 28 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

What are the experiences that shape the long lives of those we live among? In The Unimagined Lives of Our Neighbors, my ninety-two-year-old neighbor recounts the experience of being one of the first US Navy seamen sent into Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two weeks after the atom bombs were dropped. His intimate testimony is paired here with two films exploring two other catastrophic events of World War...   More >