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Friday, July 12, 2019

The Strange Case of Angelica

Film - Feature | July 12 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A photographer falls in love with a young woman whose postmortem portrait he has been summoned to take in this film “hovering somewhere between ghost story and fairy tale, . . . a beguiling meditation on the ontological and illusionist powers of cinema. . . . [It] recovers and unsettles the photographic roots of cinematic art in the figure of the photographer, the man with the...   More >

The Woman in the Window

Film - Feature | July 12 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In Lang’s crisply directed thriller, a mild flirtation draws a college professor into a hopelessly tangled web of blackmail and murder. The story mirrors the harsh geometry and stringent fatalism of Lang’s visual style—as Tom Kemper wrote, “everything that stimulates our dark attraction to the noir genre: the claustrophobic urban studio sets, the wide-awake camerawork, the restless shadows, the...   More >