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Friday, October 25, 2019

Reflections and Affirmations: Marlon Riggs and Others

Film - Series | October 25 |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This program puts the work of Marlon Riggs in conversation with that of other artists reflecting on, affirming, and celebrating their identities. In Relatives by Julie Dash, Ishmael Huston-Jones recounts family history in a cinematic duet with his mother. Isaac Julien’s This Is Not an AIDS Advertisement counters clinical government PSAs about AIDS with an uncompromising defense of romance and...   More >

Playtime

Film - Feature | October 25 |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

An apotheosis of modern design as both subject matter and technique, Playtime envisions a sixties Paris as sleek and strange as something out of 2001: A Space Odyssey (released the following year). This is the city as terrarium, a realm of glassy reflections where the distinction between interior and exterior is often not seen, only heard. (As always, Tati’s manipulation of sound is...   More >