Film - Documentary | April 1 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
See Mexico through Eisensteins eyes in this compilation of footage shot in 1931, intended for an epic hybrid of documentary and fiction that the director never finished. With short Bezhin Meadow.
Film - Feature | April 1 | 4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
With Max von Sydow as a nineteenth-century mesmerist, Bergman's chilling exploration of charlatanism is in fact one of his most genuinely enjoyable films . . . much of [it] devoted to wittily ironic sideswipes at bourgeois hypocrisy (Time Out).
Film - Short | April 1 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Experimental filmmaker Zoe Beloff revisits the Hollywood exile of two revolutionariesSergei Eisenstein and Bertolt Brechtin an illustrated presentation and a trilogy of short films.
Film - Documentary | April 2 | 6-8 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge
Join Critical Discussions in Food Systems in a screening of "Dolores", a documentary uncovering the journey of the lesser known but just as important labor and and racial justice activist Dolores Huerta.
*DINNER PROVIDED* ~ More details TBA!!
Film - Documentary | April 4 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Riding at night through streets deemed dangerous in Eastside Los Angeles, the Ovarian Psycos use their bicycles to confront the violence in their lives... The film Ovarian Psycos rides along with the Ovas, exploring the impact of the group's activism, born of feminist ideals, indigenous understanding and an urban/-hood mentality, on neighborhood women and communities as they confront injustice,... More >
Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.
Film - Feature | April 4 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Salles portrays the pivotal, tumultuous 1960s through archival footage and home movies from May 68 Paris, Soviet-invaded Czechoslovakia, China during the Cultural Revolution, and Brazil under military rule. Its a documentary thats really a meditationhistory made poetic (Variety).
Film - Feature | April 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The assault of two underage girls by a local official in a sunlight-bathed seaside town becomes the focal point for this seething study of the challenges women face in Chinese society.
Film - Feature | April 5 | 8:40 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In the midst of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, a loving, wise, and defiant grandmother raises her two young grandsons. Director Simon Lereng Wilmont lends sensitivity and entrancing visuals to a nuanced portrait of war and its corrosive effect.
Film - Feature | April 6 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Master director Hirokazu Kore-edas latest film is a tour-de-force examination of guilt and justice. The incomparable Koji Yakusho plays a man who confesses to a murder but may be hiding a more complicated truth.
Film - Feature | April 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The seductions and disillusionments of city life play counterpoint to provincial goodness in this morality tale of a young daughter pulled between the worlds of her two mothers.
Film - Feature | April 6 | 8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Chronicling Jean-Michel Basquiats teen years in 1970s New York City, this documentary presents a fresh and vibrant look at the young artist as a reflection of the time and place where he grew up.
Film - Feature | April 7 | 1 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A major Sothebys auction is the focal point for this broad exploration of the exploding market in contemporary art, featuring incredibly candid interviews with collectors, curators, and artists.
Film - Feature | April 7 | 3:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih became the first female appointed to any of the Middle Easts Sharia courts in 2009. This intimate portrait captures the determined and compassionate judge as she strives to achieve justice in a system that so often does not favor women.
Film - Feature | April 7 | 5:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A car accident at night causes escalating damage and forces all involved to confront issues of moral responsibility in this second feature from Vahid Jalilvand, an impressive Iranian theater director.
Film - Feature | April 7 | 8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A writing workshop on Frances Mediterranean coast becomes a microcosm for the fraught divisions in present-day French society in this film from the Palme dOrwinning director of 2008s The Class.