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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Christ Stopped at Eboli: (Cristo si è fermato a Eboli)

Film - Feature | June 23 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the mountain village of Gagliano, in the impoverished Lucania region of south-central Italy, a proverb reflects the unchanging nature of the inhabitants’ isolation: even Christ stopped at Eboli, the town at the bottom of the bare and craggy hill. In 1935 Carlo Levi, the leftist writer, physician, and painter, was banished by the Fascist government to three years’ exile in Gagliano. His...   More >

Northern Lights

Film - Feature | June 23 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Northern Lights is Cine Manifest’s goal of creating politically charged features made manifest, a stunning, gritty recreation of Midwestern agrarian life circa 1915, a sort of prequel to The Grapes of Wrath. Both Midwesterners themselves, directors Hanson and Nilsson root out the origins of the Nonpartisan League, a short-lived grassroots political movement that organized against corporate...   More >