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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Coffee Colloquium and Dry Roast Film Screening

Film - Documentary | February 10 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Emily Thomas and Lauren Schwartzman; Cataracha Coffee; Anika Rice

 Botanical Garden

Come learn all about coffee and some of the complex issues involved with the production, harvest, and export of this invaluable plant to humans. Our colloquium will start off with a film screening of Dry Roast, a documentary film made by UC Berkeley Journalism graduates Emily Thomas and Lauren Schwartzman. The screening will be followed by a presentation from Mayra Orellana-Powell, the founder of...   More >

$25, $20 members

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Adalen 31

Film - Feature | February 10 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

During a labor strike in 1931, Swedish soldiers deployed to shield replacement workers in the town of Adalen opened fire on marching strikers and their supporters, killing five and wounding many others. Widerberg frames the notorious event with the intimate details of daily life in the small town, focusing on the lives of the Andersson family and their intersecting relationships with neighbors,...   More >

Asphalt

Film - Feature | February 10 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Often overshadowed by his contemporaries like Ernst Lubitsch or F. W. Murnau, the German Expressionist director Joe May is most widely recognized for two things: helping Fritz Lang enter the film business, and directing the 1929 city-symphony proto-noir Asphalt. The film’s classic noir plot—a gorgeous petty thief seduces a straitlaced cop, and soon both are over their heads in trouble—plays out...   More >

Ash Is Purest White

Film - Feature | February 10 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A gangster’s wife stands on her own in Jia Zhangke’s expansive narrative of empowerment and survival, set against the tumultuous political and cultural changes of twenty-first-century China. Jia’s wife and longtime muse Zhao Tao, whose roles in his Unknown Pleasures and Still Life serve as inspiration, stars as a woman saddled with a mobster lover who’s seen one too many John Woo films; she first...   More >