Friday, April 5, 2019
Film - Series | March 2 – May 10, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
March 2May 10, 2019
This years edition of the African Film Festival highlights the best of both new African cinema and films of the black diaspora. We pay tribute to the great director Bill Gunnalso an actor, playwright, and novelistwith new restorations of two genre-benders, his radical horror film Ganja & Hess and his metasoap opera Personal Problems. The latter was conceived by... More >
Film - Series | April 5 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Auditorium, Auditorium
530 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Angst essen Seele auf (Fear Eats the Soul) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder Germany 1974
Department of History, German Historical Institute Pacific Regional Office Berkeley, Institute of European Studies, Alliance Francaise San Francisco, Goethe-Institute San Francisco
A film series focusing on the everyday life of migrants and migrants in the making: Through the lens of intimate relationships and a ground-up historical perspective, five curated documentaries and films explore the causation and consequences of international and global migration.
Chamissos Shadow: A Journey to the Bering Sea in Three Chapters. Chapter 3: Kamchatka and Bering Island
Film - Documentary | April 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In 2014, Ottinger journeyed to the distant regions of the Bering Seato Alaska, then Chukotka, and on to Kamchatkafollowing along the paths of historic expeditions and explorers, such as the naturalist Georg Willem Steller and Vitus Bering; later, Captain James Cook; and, still later, the poet and botanist Adelbert von Chamisso, who traveled with Otto von Kotzebue. Over a three-month period,... More >
Film - Feature | April 5 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The third film in François Truffauts Antoine Doinel series finds Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) dishonorably discharged from the army and looking for work on the streets of Paris. Finding shelter with his girlfriend and her sympathetic parents, he begins working as a private detective (Truffauts nod to Buster Keatons hapless gumshoe in Sherlock Jr.). His new career brings him into the orbit of the... More >
Film - Series | April 5 | 9 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Join the BAMPFA Student Committee for their annual student film festival, held in the Barbro Osher Theater for the first time this year. Open to the public, this special event comprises short films made by students in Berkeley and the wider Bay Area, selected by the Student Committee for your viewing pleasure. Program details will be announced in March.