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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Ernest and Celestine

Film - Animated | September 28 | 3:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This magical animated feature inspired by Belgian writer-illustrator Gabrielle Vincent’s children’s books is a pure delight. The friendship between a mouse named Celestine, who is being groomed for a career in dentistry, and the bear Ernest, a musician and poet, is beautifully rendered in pen and watercolor drawings. The English-language version is voiced by an all-star cast including Forest...   More >

The Entertainer

Film - Feature | September 28 | 5:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“That’s right, chaps, remember we’re British!” That’s a running joke in this series, but it starts here. John Osborne’s screen adaptation of his tragicomisatiric play unabashedly retains an aura of theater, set against the evocative backdrop of a seedy seaside town. Laurence Olivier portrays a never-was music-hall comedian and philanderer, Archie Rice; Joan Plowright and Alan Bates (his screen...   More >

Swoon

Film - Feature | September 28 | 8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The only three-time winner of Sundance’s cinematography award, renowned cinematographer Ellen Kuras (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; Summer of Sam) made her fiction debut with Tom Kalin’s atmospheric black-and-white 1992 revisiting of the notorious 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder case, which was also the basis for Hitchcock’s Rope. Wealthy, intellectual, Jewish, and gay, Leopold and Loeb...   More >