Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Film - Series | September 11 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Post-screeing lecture by Marilyn Fabe.
Marilyn Fabe is the author of Closely Watched Films and was the longtime teacher of the popular BAMPFA lecture/screening series Film 50: History of Cinema.
Inspired by a poem by Iranian philosopher Sohrab Sepehri, Where Is the Friends Home? is a beautiful picture of the life of a child in a northern Iranian villagea child for whom an afternoon becomes... More >
Film - Animated | September 11 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Stacey Steerss handmade, hypnotic collage animations draw on a wide range of materials, including nineteenth-century prints, Eadweard Muybridges 1887 motion studies, and silent cinema footage, particularly images of Lillian Gish and Janet Gaynor. The resulting narratives are dreamlike and mysterious, while exploring the subterranean depths of womens inner experience. For the late filmmaker... More >