<< Week of June 15 >>

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Singin' In the Rain

Film - Feature | June 10 | 4-5:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Outdoor Screen

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Change: it can work for you or against you, as this film that heralded the rebirth of the musical in the early fifties exuberantly demonstrates. This vastly entertaining film has many layers of reality, but like the proverbial onion it has no center: its business is exposing the conventions of the cinema, where even “real” characters are not real. (Judy Bloch)

Leaning into the Wind—Andy Goldsworthy

Film - Feature | June 10 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This visually striking, thought-provoking documentary about the British installation artist Andy Goldsworthy is a sequel to the director’s groundbreaking Rivers and Tides—Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time.

A Woman of Affairs

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Garbo delivers one of her finest performances and a feminist punch in this tale of an English aristocrat who acts out with calculated recklessness. John Gilbert and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. costar.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Amadeus

Film - Feature | June 13 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This adaptation of Peter Shaffer’s “black opera” reinterprets the life of Mozart (Tom Hulce) as seen through the eyes of his envious rival Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham). Winner of Academy Awards for Best Picture, Director, Actor, Screenplay, and Sound Design.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Zuguleaiñ - We Will Speak: Film Screening and Discussion

Film - Documentary | June 14 | 6-8 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Kelly Baur; Carolina Kürrüf

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Wallmapu Support Committee

In 2015, a group of Mapuche university students organized the first ever Mapuche language revitalization camp. Over 50 students from across Chile came together for one month to be a part of the struggle to learn and preserve the indigenous Mapuche language. This documentary follows the stories of four participants over the course of three years in their process of decolonization by way of...   More >

Summer with Monika

Film - Feature | June 14 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bergman naturalistically captures the sensuality and anguish of a youthful summer love affair in this acclaimed early work, which balances eroticism with bleak commentary.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Mur Murs

Film - Feature | June 15 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Venturing from Venice Beach to Watts, the great Agnès Varda looks at the murals of Los Angeles as backdrop to and mirror of the city’s many cultures circa 1980.

L'avventura

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Monica Vitti on a desert island in “a mystery that casually abandons its ostensible premise midway through. . . . Cinema as temporal sculpture” (Village Voice). “The first (and the definitive) film about the diminishing attention span of a modern world” (New York Times).

Saturday, June 16, 2018

The Magic Flute

Film - Feature | June 16 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This witty, loving adaptation of Mozart’s exuberant opera revels in its own theatricality, revealing the joy and wonder in Bergman’s metaphysics. “A blissful present, sensuous, luxuriant” (New Yorker).

Queen Christina

Film - Feature | June 16 | 7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Garbo explores the pains and pleasures of crossing between nations, genders, and sexualities in this loose biography of the Swedish Queen Christina, as infamous as Garbo for being a powerful, cross-dressing, girl-kissing woman.