<< Week of March 04 >>

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Film: October

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Made to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Russian Revolution, October fictionally recreates the revolution’s power and fury: so well, in fact, that some of its scenes have been reused in documentaries as the “real thing.”

Film: Sacred Places

Film - Feature | March 4 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A bootleg DVD, an old TV, and beat-up benches are all you need to keep cinema alive—at least in one run-down Burkinabe neighborhood—in Téno’s tribute to African hustle and cinephilia. With Christian Bruno and Natalija Vekic’s Ed and Pauline and Emily Chao’s Bruce Takes Dragon Town.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Revisiting Gattaca: Film Screening and Panel

Film - Feature | March 6 | 5-9 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Troy Duster, Emeritus, Chancellor's Professor of Sociology, UC Berkeley; Mel Y. Chen, Associate Professor of Gender & Women's Studies, UC Berkeley; Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Professor of English, Emory University; Osagie Obasogie, Professor of Public Health, UC Berkeley

 Karen Nakamura, Professor of Anthropology, UC Berkeley

 Center for Genetics and Society, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Join us as we revisit Gattaca—the dystopian vision of a vastly unequal future that continues to shape our discussions of human genetic technologies 20 years after its release.

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Film: Out of the Past

Film - Series | March 6 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

As part of March Member Appreciation Month, BAMPFA members are invited to a private screening of this masterpiece of film noir.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The New Barbarianism: Screening and panel Q&A

Film - Documentary | March 7 | 12:45-2:30 p.m. | 110 Boalt Hall, School of Law

 J. Stephen Morrison, Executive Producer, Co-Director, CSIS Global Health Policy Center; Justin Kenny, Co-Director; Rohini Haar, MD, Research Fellow, Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law; Elise Baker

 Elizabeth Farnsworth, Former Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

 Human Rights Center, Boalt Hall Committee for Human Rights

Healthcare and humanitarian workers are increasingly in the crosshairs as hospitals and aid centers have become part of the battlefield in Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. This documentary examines the crisis, its causes, and the limited international response. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and experts in health and human rights in humanitarian settings.

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Film: Bed and Sofa

Film - Feature | March 7 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

An army veteran moves in with his old buddy and his wife in a crowded Moscow flat—with predictably disastrous results—in this daring early Soviet film.

Anthropocene: March's Movie at Moffitt

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

 Library

A Working Group of international scientists is deciding whether to declare a new geological epoch -- the Anthropocene -- with the Earth shaped more by mankind than nature. Its members tell the story of the Anthropocene and argue whether it's a tragedy, a comedy, or something more surreal. With archival footage, award-winning stills and interviews, [the film] proposes a common secular narrative...   More >

 Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.

March's Movie at Moffitt

Film: Maintenance

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A portrait of homes and their owners’ attitudes toward cleaning them. “It’s like a James Benning remake of Jeanne Dielman” (Cinema Scope).

Cine Latino: I Dream in Another Language

Film - Feature | March 7 | 7-9 p.m. | 102 Wurster Hall

 Center for Latin American Studies

A young linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research and save a mysterious indigenous language. A language, as he discovers, at the point of disappearing since the last two speakers had a fight fifty years ago and refuse to speak a word with each other. Trying to bring the two old friends back together, he discovers that hidden in the past, in the heart of the jungle, lies a secret...   More >

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Film: Uprize!

Film - Feature | March 8 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Uprize! revisits South Africa’s Soweto Uprising, which began as a student rebellion and became a founding moment in the history of anti-apartheid struggle. With Jamaican filmmaker Lebert Bethune’s historic 1967 film Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Film: Beuys

Film - Feature | March 9 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This new documentary explores the life and work of avant-garde sculptor, painter, performance artist, and social activist Joseph Beuys, chronicling his art and ideas about media, community, and capitalism in an intimate way.

Film: Winter Light

Film - Feature | March 9 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The central film in Bergman’s “God trilogy” features Gunnar Björnstrand as a pastor haunted by God’s silence. With Max von Sydow and Ingrid Thulin.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Film: The Assassin

Film - Feature | March 10 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Winner of the Best Director prize for Hou Hsiao-hsien at the 2015 Cannes film festival, The Assassin is “a mesmerizing slow burn of a martial-arts movie” (Variety).

Film: The Silence

Film - Feature | March 10 | 7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Two sisters play out dramas of lust and fear in a foreign land where war looms, an emotional landscape forsaken by God. A work of “staggering integrity” (Chicago Reader).