The Death of Empedocles, or When the Green of the Earth Will Glisten for You Anew: (Der Tod des Empedokles; oder: wenn dann der Erde Grün von neuem euch erglänzt)| Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet | France, West Germany, | 1986
Film - Feature | March 12 | 2 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Straub-Huillet staged their adaptation of German lyric poet Hölderlins drama along the mountainside of Sicilys Mt. Etna, a spectacular natural backdrop as fascinating (and as foregrounded) as the text itself.
Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission