Film - Documentary | February 26 | 5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium | Tickets sold out
Anthony Lucero, Director; Tomoharu Nakamura, Chef
Join us for a screening of the a film East Side Sushi, followed by a Q&A with the Director Anthony Lucero and
Chef Tomoharu Nakamura of Wako Japanese Restaurant.
East Side Sushi introduces us to Juana, a working-class Latina single mother who strives to become a sushi chef.
Years of working in the food industry have made Juanas hands fastvery fast. She can... More >
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Film - Feature | February 28 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Made to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the October Revolution, October has taken on newsreel status: its famously excerptable scenes of the storming of the Winter Palace are said to be more spectacular and better attended than the actual event. But to see the film now is to re-experience the shock with which its experimentation was met on its initial release. (That release was held up while... More >
Film - Documentary | February 28 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Mame-Fatou Niang, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
What is it to be Black in France? Black and French? Mariannes Noires follows seven French women of African and Caribbean descent. They are filmmakers, dancers, entrepreneurs and intellectuals whose Frenchness is rooted in a cultural space stretching from Metropolitan France to Africa and its mama diasporas.
Film - Feature | February 28 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Emile de Antonios Academy Awardnominated In the Year of the Pig makes the case against US intervention in Vietnam using an incendiary montage style. The film connects the bloody dots between politicians and business leaders, Western imperialists, and puppet governments, using a collage of rare archival footage from the French colonial period, film dispatches from the current conflict, and... More >
Film - Documentary | March 1 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 140 Boalt Hall, School of Law
The Uncondemned tells the gripping story of the young international lawyers, activists, and survivors who did at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda what had never been done before: prosecute rape as an international war crime. A Q&A will follow the film with Kim Thuy Seelinger and Eric Stover of the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law.
Film - Documentary | March 2 | 5 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall
Silvio Carrillo, a filmmaker, producer, and the nephew of Berta Cáceres; Roxanna Altholz, an international human rights lawyer, and author of the recent Dam Violence: The Plan That Killed Berta Cáceres
Join CLAS for a screening of the documentary on the legacy of Berta Cáceres, the indigenous Honduran environmental activist whose defense of her peoples lands successfully pressured the worlds largest dam builder to pull out of the Agua Zarca Dam at the Río Gualcarque. After winning the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2015, she was assassinated on March 3, 2016. In Spanish with English... More >
Film - Documentary | March 2 | 6-8 p.m. | 188 Dwinelle Hall
Evgeny Mitta, Visual Artist, Documentary Filmmaker, Scenographer, and Actor
Act and Punishment is a documentary that historically and culturally grounds the protest actions of Pussy Riot. The film, which the Russian government has banned, juxtaposes interviews with members of Pussy Riot who tell their own stories alongside commentary by Russian art historians, curators, and artists who contextualize their work. The film makes extensive use of raw footage depicting Pussy... More >