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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Under the Sun (Vitaly Mansky, Russia/Latvia/Germany/Czech Repbulic/North Korea, 2015): 59th San Francisco International Film Festival

Film - Documentary | May 5 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Shot with the permission and supervision of North Korean
authorities, Russian director Vitaly Mansky’s film turns
a propaganda effort into a deep-cover documentary
about life inside one of the world’s most repressive
nations.


$15 General Admission, $13 UC Berkeley Students, BAMPFA Members, San Francisco Film Society Members, $14 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, Disabled persons

Please note that our second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable, and may not be exchanged. CineVouchers may not be redeemed in person at BAMPFA. Tickets go on sale April 1. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808.



The Summer of Frozen Fountains (Vano Burduli, Georgia/Russia, 2015): 59th San Francisco International Film Festival

Film - Documentary | May 5 | 8:40 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


People fall in and out of love in this delightfully wistful
romantic drama.


$15 General Admission, $13 UC Berkeley Students, BAMPFA Members, San Francisco Film Society Members, $14 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, Disabled persons

Please note that our second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable, and may not be exchanged. CineVouchers may not be redeemed in person at BAMPFA. Tickets go on sale April 1. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Francofonia (Alexander Sokurov, France/Germany/Netherlands, 2015): Limited Engagements at BAMPFA

Film - Feature | May 6 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


East Bay Premiere!
A trip across hundreds of years of European and Russian history and culture, Francofonia gives life not only to the artworks inside the Louvre, but to the history of the museum itself, especially during World War II, when the German invasion threatened its very existence.


$12 General Admission, $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons, $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Francofonia (Alexander Sokurov, France/Germany/Netherlands, 2015): Limited Engagements at BAMPFA

Film - Feature | May 8 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


East Bay Premiere!
A trip across hundreds of years of European and Russian history and culture, Francofonia gives life not only to the artworks inside the Louvre, but to the history of the museum itself, especially during World War II, when the German invasion threatened its very existence.


$12 General Admission, $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons, $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Francofonia (Alexander Sokurov, France/Germany/Netherlands, 2015): Limited Engagements at BAMPFA

Film - Feature | May 18 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


East Bay Premiere!
A trip across hundreds of years of European and Russian history and culture, Francofonia gives life not only to the artworks inside the Louvre, but to the history of the museum itself, especially during World War II, when the German invasion threatened its very existence.


$12 General Admission, $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons, $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Comrade Baron: A Journey Through the Vanishing World of the Transylvanian Aristocracy

Lecture | May 24 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room


Jaap Scholten, Author

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


In the darkness of the early morning of 3 March 1949, practically all of the Transylvanian aristocracy were arrested in their beds and loaded into lorries. That same day the Romanian Workers’ Party was pleased to announce the successful deportation and dispossession of all large landowners. Communism demanded the destruction of these ultimate class enemies. Under the terror of Gheorghiu-Dej and...   More >