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Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Fall of Otrar, Ardak Amirkulov (Kazakhstan, 1990): Russian Inferno: The Films of Alexei Guerman

Film - Series | August 23 | 7 p.m. |  PFA Theater

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)

Produced and cowritten by Guerman (with his wife and regular collaborator Svetlana Karmalita), Ardak Amirkulov's 1990 historical epic about the intrigue and turmoil preceding Genghis Khan's systematic destruction of the lost East Asian civilization of Otrar is a one-of-a-kind experience. Amirkulov's film, shot in sepia-toned black and white, is at once hallucinatory, visually resplendent, and...   More >

$5.50 BAM/PFA members UC Berkeley students, $9.50 Adults (18-64), $6.50 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and retirees Non-UC Berkeley students Senior citizens (65 & over) Disabled persons Youth (17 & under)

In the Shadow of Hiroshima: Childrens’ Visions of Life

Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | June 12 – September 12, 2012 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)

"In the Shadow of Hiroshima: Childrens’ Visions of Life" is an exhibit that evokes war, horror, and devastation—with hardly a trace of any of these depicted in the works themselves.

“Hiroshima” is a city whose name is inextricably linked with the moment in August 1945 when it became the victim of the first atomic bomb attack. While the images of its destruction are widely known, less...   More >