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Sunday, September 15, 2019

A Wedding Suit

Film - Feature | September 15 | 3:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Through almost purely visual means, Kiarostami creates an O. Henry–like story of a wedding suit “borrowed” from the tailor’s for a night, and uses it to explore the world of working youths in the shops and streets of Tehran. To outward appearances, the boys in question have only to wait on adults, delivering tea from the cafe or being a tailor’s assistant. But with adults out of earshot, an...   More >

Devil's Freedom

Film - Feature | September 15 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Both victims and victimizers bear witness to Mexico’s recent wave of violence in Everardo González’s unblinking documentary, which functions both as a work of highly stylized, at times surrealist art and as a more straightforward, old-school effort to “crystallize how Mexicans feel about both the violence itself and its omnipresence” (Boyd van Hoeij, Hollywood Reporter). The interviewees are clad...   More >