Thursday, November 7, 2019
Film - Series | November 7 – 16, 2019 every day with exceptions | Screenings at different locations: November 7-10 (San Francisco) November 16 (Palo Alto)
The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 17th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 7-10 and November 16, 2019).
Film - Feature | November 7 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this mid-twenties comedy-melodrama, a young peasant woman named Katka (Veronika Buzhinskaya) arrives in Petrograd in the first days of the New Economic Policy. She has come to find work and to help save money for her family back home, but this goal becomes unobtainable. Down on her luck, she resorts to selling apples in the street, and it is not long before Katka encounters the citys... More >
Film - Feature | November 7 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Directed by the Belarusian Yuri Tarich, this extraordinary feature set in the sixteenth century was influential in the direction of Sergei Eisensteins two-part Ivan the Terrible (194446). As film historian Jay Leyda has written, Wings of a Serf (shown abroad as Ivan the Terrible) is a drama of the time of Ivan IV: the unhappy fate of a serf who is so unwisely clever as to invent an apparatus... More >