Thursday, August 8, 2019
Film - Feature | August 8 | 6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In the mountain village of Gagliano, in the impoverished Lucania region of south-central Italy, a proverb reflects the unchanging nature of the inhabitants isolation: even Christ stopped at Eboli, the town at the bottom of the bare and craggy hill. In 1935 Carlo Levi, the leftist writer, physician, and painter, was banished by the Fascist government to three years exile in Gagliano. His... More >
Film - Feature | August 8 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The first great pop festival, the first great festival film (Greil Marcus). With legendary performances by Otis Redding, the Mamas and the Papas, the Who, Jimi Hendrix, Scott McKenzie, Hugh Masekela, Canned Heat, Jefferson Airplane, the Animals, Ravi Shankar, and Janis Joplin, Monterey Pop celebrates the inclusive power of popular music and epitomizes the optimism of the Summer of Love.