Film - Series | November 1 – 17, 2018 every day with exceptions | Screenings at different locations: November 1-4 (San Francisco) November 17 (Palo Alto)
The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 15th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 1-4 and November 17, 2018).
Film - Feature | November 7 | 3:10-4:50 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Set a tiny step into the future, the film has the inevitability of a common dream. . . . One of Bergmans greatest films, [and] one of the least known (Pauline Kael). Fleeing a civil war in their country, a couple (Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann), both musicians, retreat to a remote island to grow fruit and cultivate their mutual love. But war overtakes them, exacting its total surrender of... More >
Film - Documentary | November 7 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Movies @ Moffitt is the student-to-student monthly documentary spotlight and viewing. M@M is free.
Daze of Justice is the intimate story of trailblazing Cambodian-American women who break decades of silence, abandoning the security of their American homes on a journey back into Cambodia's killing fields, only this time not as victims but as witnesses determined to resurrect the memory of their... More >
Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.
Film - Documentary | November 7 | 7-9 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall
Daffodil Altan; Andres Cediel
This new documentary by FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley , tells the story of a group of teenagers from Guatemala who are forced to work against their will at an Ohio egg farm. The film exposes the criminal network that exploits the minors, the company that profits off of them, and the U.S. governments role in delivering the children into the hands of their... More >
Film - Feature | November 8 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Conceived as a documentary, The Treasure became a disarming deadpan parable unearthing layers of Romanian history via the exploits of cash-strapped neighbors. When Costi denies Adrians request for a loan, the latter proposes another plan: that Costi rent a metal detector and in return get half of the treasure that might be buried in Adrians garden. Costi agrees, but the duo must overcome a... More >
Film - Feature | November 9 | 4-5:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Adapted from the 1956 novel by Argentine writer Antonio di Benedetto, Zama is a Buñuelian glimpse into a colonial abyss via the mind and body of Don Diego de Zama. An officer of the Spanish crown stationed at a remote proto-Paraguayan outpost, Zama exists in perpetual anticipation of his transfer home. Martel describes Zama as a man trapped in who he thinks he is, and over the course of the... More >
Film - Feature | November 9 | 7-8:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The language of law, as witnessed and experienced by police, supervisors, and criminals, is dissected in this extraordinary work. Cristi is a decent beat cop tailing a clueless, unthreatening teenager around town and has plenty of time to ponder why his supervisors are unleashing the full weight of the law against an ordinary teen. The films first half, shot on the streets of contemporary... More >
Film - Feature | November 10 | 2-4:40 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Stanley Kubricks cinematic milestone was in every sense an experimental film, harnessing the widescreen, epic format for an intensely metaphysical, ultimately very personal use. 2001 was conceived less as a science fiction narrative than as an experience in space and time. As a re-creation of the dimensions of outer spacetaking us beyond deep focus into infinite focusit has never been matched.... More >
Film - Feature | November 10 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Whats all the fuss about the revolution? No one cares anymore, says a young trophy mistress during the sixteenth anniversary of the Romanian revolution. Preparing for another year of getting older, drunker, and lonelier, the bickering threesome of a retiree, a teacher, and a television host pose a related question on the hosts show: Did a true revolution take place in their town, or did... More >
Film - Feature | November 10 | 8-10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Viscontis first costume drama abandons his earlier neorealist style for a lush, near-operatic account of love and betrayal during the 1860s Italian resistance to Austrian rule. The films masterful opening sequence introduces its themes: patriotism and doomed love, mirrored to a swooning aria, as a performance of a Verdi opera triggers the audience to chant anti-Austrian slogans, and brings... More >