<< Week of December 03 >>

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Experimental Latin American Women Filmmakers

Film - Feature | December 3 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This program showcases female filmmakers who sought to carve out a place within the male-dominated world of Latin American independent audiovisual production. 
In person: Ángela López Ruiz

Monday, December 4, 2017

Saving Capitalism Film Screening and Q&A: with Professor Robert Reich

Film - Documentary | December 4 | 5:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Robert Reich, Goldman School of Public Policy

 Goldman School of Public Policy

General admission tickets will be available at http://tinyurl.com/savingcapitalism on Monday, November 13 at noon.

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Join Robert Reich, the Directors and Producers of the film, and the Goldman School of Public Policy for a special Q&A and screening of Saving Capitalism.

A pivotal moment in American history:

In Saving Capitalism, Robert Reich steps out of the liberal bubble, and goes...   More >

Free

  Tickets go on sale November 13. Buy tickets online

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

I Am Cuba

Film - Feature | December 6 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This portrait of revolutionary Cuba, written by Yevgeny Yevtushenko and brimming with bravura camerawork, is an extraordinary example of “pure” cinema in the service of politics.

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs: December's Movie at Moffitt

Film - Documentary | December 6 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Library

What does it mean to be an American revolutionary today? Grace Lee Boggs is a 98-year-old Chinese American writer, activist, and philosopher in Detroit. Rooted for more than 70 years in the African American movement, she has devoted her life to an evolving revolution that encompasses the contradictions of America's past and its potentially radical future. This documentary presents Boggs's...   More >

 Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.

December's Movie at Moffitt

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Kabala

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Magic spells lend a helping hand in this poetic feature about a young man’s troubled relationship with his native village in Mali.

Friday, December 8, 2017

The First Teacher

Film - Feature | December 8 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Andrei Konchalovsky’s first feature, set in a Kirghiz village shortly after the Revolution. “The beauty of tradition and the need for change . . . expressed with a deft simplicity of style and a rare quality of emotion” (Michel Ciment).

Faces Places

Film - Documentary | December 8 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Forever young-at-heart filmmaker (and French New Wave legend) Agnès Varda teams up with hipster artist JR on a road trip across rural France. A first-rate achievement in Varda’s brilliant career.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Antonio Gaudí

Film - Documentary | December 9 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Hiroshi Teshigahara’s study of the visionary Catalan architect’s work, scored by the great Toru Takemitsu. “A masterpiece of visual poetry and aesthetic rumination” (Time Out New York).

Cléo from 5 to 7

Film - Feature | December 9 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Shot entirely on location in the streets of Paris, Cléo chronicles two hours in the life of a pop singer. A classic work of the French New Wave, “almost unique in the history of movies” (Pauline Kael).

Center Stage

Film - Feature | December 9 | 8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Maggie Cheung stars in Stanley Kwan’s modernist biopic on the life and tragic early death of Chinese film star Ruan Lingyu. “A masterpiece . . . the greatest Hong Kong film I've seen” (Jonathan Rosenbaum).