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Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Tree of Wooden Clogs

Film - Feature | December 20 | 7-10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, The Tree of Wooden Clogs is the epic made personal, a cinema of majesty constructed from minutiae. Set in northern Italy in the early 1900s, the film follows three families of farmers and their interactions with their community, their wealthy landlord, and the land itself. Sprawling, politicized peasant epics (Bertolucci’s 1900, the Tavianis’ Padre, Padrone)...   More >