<< Week of May 19 >>

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Shoplifters

Film - Feature | May 19 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A family of shoplifters and cast-offs float along the margins of Japan in Kore-eda’s 2018 Cannes Palme d’Or winner, a tribute to those who create their own bonds to unite and survive in the face of poverty and indifference. Kore-eda here extends his consistently humane, heartfelt appraisal of what it means to be a family to include people who lead their loved ones to shoplift, sell themselves,...   More >

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Towards Gender Equity and Work-Life Balance in Academia: lunch + film discussion

Film - Documentary | May 23 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall

 Berkeley Postdoctoral Association

Join us for a lunchtime discussion and movie-screening with gender-equity specialist, Prof. Dr. Lucia M. Lanfranconi, currently a post-doctoral scholar at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. Lucia will showcase her Swiss documentary (with English subtitles) “Equality - A snapshot” based on her study on the implementation of Switzerland’s Federal Gender Equality Act and the consequences for...   More >