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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Guy Maddin on Federico Fellini

Film - Short | March 11 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, perhaps best known for his autobiographical mockumentary My Winnipeg (2007), is one of cinema’s leading creative talents. A devoted cinephile, he has long embraced an aesthetic that mines and reinterprets historical styles and genre conventions, from Soviet Modernism and German Expressionism to melodrama and the dance film. In celebration of Federico Fellini’s...   More >

Film: Spell Reel

Film - Documentary | March 11 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Portuguese artist Filipa César’s Spell Reel is “the result of a multifaceted research and digitization project that she initiated in 2011 with Sana na N’Hada and Flora Gomes. Having studied film in Cuba, the two began using the camera to observe the fight for independence [from Portugal] in Guinea-Bissau (1963–74). After the decaying visual and audio material was digitized in Berlin, the...   More >