Saturday, May 18, 2019
Film - Documentary | May 18 | 3 p.m. | Rialto Cinemas Elmwood
2966 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Adam Hochschild, Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Journalism
See the Berkeley, CA theatrical premiere of The Silence of Others / El Silencio de Otros at the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood.
A cautionary tale about fascism and the dangers of forgetting the past. Emmy-winning filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar follow a movement that begins in a kitchen and evolves into a groundbreaking international lawsuit, bringing together hundreds of victims and... More >
Film - Feature | May 18 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
It looks at first like an open-and-shut case: a factory owner has been murdered and an employee, Misumi (a brilliantly enigmatic Koji Yakusho), has confessed to the crime. But when a defense lawyer tries to establish Misumis motive, he wanders into a web of uncertainties that are not just factual, but existential. People hardly understand members of their own family, let alone strangers, says... More >