Film - Feature | October 1 | 2:30-6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Notorious as the first film banned by Mao and the PRC, The Life of Wuxun tells the real-life story of a Qing dynastyera peasant who devoted his life to free education for all.
Film - Documentary | October 1 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Akermans ultra-personal final work reflects on history, distance, memory, and intimacy, and reaffirms her inextricable relationship with her mother, a Holocaust survivor.
Film - Documentary | October 2 | 6-8 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall
Berkeley Water Group
Were approaching the heart of midterm season, but be sure to take a study break and join us on Monday 10/2 for a documentary and discussion!
We will be watching Water & Power: A California Heist. It's a documentary about how a handful of corporate landowners took advantage of a state-engineered system and gained control of the state's most precious public resource, while drought... More >
Film - Documentary | October 4 | 4-5:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This playful portrait captures filmmaker, artist, and musician Tony Conrads radical and creative life. Essential viewing for anyone involved in the history of music and visual art (Artforum). With Beverly and Tony Conrads short flicker film Straight and Narrow.
Film - Documentary | October 4 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
MAJOR! explores the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years.
Miss Major is a veteran of the Stonewall Rebellion and a survivor of Attica State Prison, a former sex worker, an elder, and a community leader and human rights activist. She is simply... More >
Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.
Film - Documentary | October 5 | 7-8:20 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A whos-who of the African American culturatiincluding Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, and Ishmael Reedappear in this documentary tracing Baldwins trajectory from Harlem to Europe and across the US. A haunting, beautifully made biography (Los Angeles Times).
Film - Documentary | October 6 | 4-5:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A treasure trove of audiotapes, home movies, film clips, and more yields a mesmerizing portrait of one of Americas great performers. A peculiarly philosophical, melancholic and beautiful piece of work (IndieWire).
Film - Feature | October 6 | 7-8:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Joseph Cotten pursues Orson Welles through postwar Vienna in Graham Greene and Carol Reeds cynical masterpiece. Seeing it on the big screen is like watching it for the first time (New York Times).
Film - Feature | October 7 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Get in the mood for Homecoming Week with this classic of college chaos starring Buster Keaton as an egghead in jockland.
Film - Feature | October 7 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
An unsuspecting British village is infiltrated by sixty German paratroopers in a wartime conspiracy thriller, a black-comic nightmare and a surrealist masterpiece (Guardian), based on a Graham Greene story.
Film - Feature | October 7 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The great Chinese star Shi Hui stars as an energetic lawyer fighting for the good of his neighbors in this stirring, almost Capra-esque drama from Cao Yu, one of Chinas most important twentieth-century playwrights.