<< Week of July 15 >>

Sunday, July 14, 2019

The 400 Blows

Film - Feature | July 14 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

If François Truffaut had never made another film, The 400 Blows would have earned him—and Jean-Pierre Léaud, in his first appearance as Truffaut’s alter ego Antoine Doinel—an enduring place in film history. Its semiautobiographical story of a lad who is unwanted by his parents, bored by school, and attracted to petty crime is told with an energetic blend of anarchy and rigor, the kind of...   More >

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Bed and Board: (Domicile conjugal)

Film - Feature | July 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The fourth installment of the Antoine Doinel saga discovers our hero married and still living in that gorgeous Paris of Truffaut’s creation, where all is romance, light, and effortless élan, and where one can actually support a family by working as a flower dyer or a model-boat operator. Our hero may have gained petit-bourgeois status; like everything he’s embraced, though, he’s quite terrible at...   More >

Friday, July 19, 2019

Scarlet Street

Film - Feature | July 19 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

For middle-aged cashier Chris Cross (Edward G. Robinson) being loved means “being looked at” in a certain way. When he rescues young and bewitching Kitty (Joan Bennett) from the assault of an alleged stranger (Dan Duryea), Chris believes he has found the look that will bring love into his desolate life. But this man of habit is a painter at heart, a visionary artist who experiences the world in a...   More >

Gimme Shelter

Film - Feature | July 19 | 8:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Deftly combining footage from more than twenty camera operators, Gimme Shelter scrutinizes the ill-fated free concert hosted by the Rolling Stones at the Altamont Speedway in 1969. The film shuttles in time and space between the offices where lawyer Melvin Belli negotiates the use of the speedway; the band’s performances; and the editing studio where the Stones review the tour footage leading up...   More >

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Astronomy Movie Night - Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Film - Documentary | July 20 | 6:45-8:45 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Department of Astronomy

Join the Berkeley Astronomy Department to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! The department will be screening the critically acclaimed documentary Apollo 11 on July 20th @ 6:45pm in Campbell Hall Room 131. There will be free pizza, snacks, and (non-alcoholic) drinks. The event is entirely free, but an RSVP is required through the following link:...   More >

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