<< Week of December 17 >>

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Members and Friends Polar Express Movie Showing

Film - Animated | December 17 | 3:30-5:10 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Enjoy a special showing of Polar Express on December 17 at 3:30 p.m. for Members and their guests that includes complimentary popcorn. Tickets to this special showing of ​Polar Express, as well as our general public showings, can be purchased by Hall Members in advance online. Tickets can be picked up at the Visitor Services Desk on the day of the movie...   More >

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Faces Places

Film - Documentary | December 17 | 4 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.

Emerging Artists

Film - Animated | December 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A stunning variety of styles and techniques is on display in works by the new generation of Polish animated filmmakers, including Ewa Borysewicz, Anita Kwiatowska-Naqvi, Tomasz Siwinski, Piotr Szczepanowicz, and more.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

More Animated Film Festival Favorites

Film - Animated | December 20 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

From puppets to epics, this program of recent animation from Poland features Academy Award winners and festival hits by Suzie Templeton, Kamil Polak, and others.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

What's a Human Anyway?

Film - Feature | December 21 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Reha Erdem’s innovative group portrait of the inhabitants of an apartment building in Istanbul serves as a comic exploration of what it means to be human.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Unforgiven

Film - Feature | December 22 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Clint Eastwood’s Western opus chronicles a retired, reformed gunman roped back into action by a much younger (and dumber) man. “A tense, hard-edged, superbly dramatic yarn” (Todd McCarthy, Variety).

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Throne of Blood

Film - Feature | December 23 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Akira Kurosawa’s Noh-influenced version of Macbeth is “the most brilliant and original attempt ever made to put Shakespeare on screen” (Time). The towering Toshiro Mifune stars.

Mildred Pierce

Film - Feature | December 23 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Joan Crawford won an Oscar for her driven performance in this noir melodrama that exposed the nightmare side of upward mobility and domestic virtue.