Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Film - Feature | March 8 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
With a lecture from Jeffrey Skoller
François Leterrier, Charles LeClainche, Maurice Beerblock,
A Man Escaped is pure film existentialism. From a newspaper account by a Resistance leader who escaped from a Nazi prison in Lyon just hours before he was to be executed, Bresson created a film in which the drama is all internal.
Special Admission Applies: General admission: $13.50 | BAMPFA members: $9.50 | UC Berkeley students: $7.50 | 65+, disabled persons, UC Berkeley faculty and staff, non-UC Berkeley students, and 18 & under: $10.50
Film - Feature | March 8 | 7-9 p.m. | 105 North Gate
Tomas is a boy from Veracruz, Mexico whose mother, fed up with his poor behavior, sends him to stay with his brother in Mexico City. His arrival coincides with a strike at the national university that leaves its students, including Tomas brother Sombra and Sombras roommate Santos, in an angst-ridden limbo. Hearing that Mexican folk-rock hero Epigmenio Cruz has been hospitalized somewhere in the... More >
Film - Documentary | March 8 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
With an introduction from Linda Williams, professor emeritus in film and media/rhetoric at UC Berkeley.
Wiseman, who has been making films for fifty years examining institutions as varied as UC Berkeley, a public housing project, a juvenile court, and the National Gallery, turns his attention to an ethnically diverse community in Queens, New York, where 167 languages are spoken. For him,... More >
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