Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Film - Feature | January 16 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In conjunction with her current MATRIX exhibition, Japan-born, Berkeley-based artist Masako Miki will talk about Shinto traditions in Japan, how they address questions of boundaries in life, and how these ideas have developed and manifested in her felt sculptures and installation work.
Film - Feature | January 16 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Based on the life of Maria Larssonwife, mother, and pioneering photographerEverlasting Moments is a lovingly detailed portrait of a Finnish woman in early twentieth-century Sweden, a volatile place marked by war, temperance movements, and labor uprisings. Married to the erratic Sigfrid Larsson, alcoholic manual laborer and consummate charmer, Maria struggles to provide for her ever-expanding... More >
Film - Feature | January 16 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Michael Glawogger (who died in 2014) wondered if, in the digital age, heavy manual labor is disappearing, or maybe just becoming invisible. In this film the megadirector offers portraits of grueling work and fearless workers, allowing us to reimagine what work is and what survival means in the twenty-first century, when its every man for himself, and God has replaced the state. In illegal... More >