<< Week of May 07 >>

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Time Regained

Film - Feature | May 6 | 3:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“For those who know the final volume of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, Ruiz’s film sets off its own chain of memories and associations; for those who do not, it serves as a superb introduction to the shape and texture of the Proustian universe” (Dave Kehr).

Thirst

Film - Feature | May 6 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A voyage across a war-scarred Europe forms the background of a married couple’s collapsing relationship in Bergman’s dreamlike early look at isolation, emotional torment, and romantic masochism. “A sort of Voyage in Italy revised by Sartre” (Cinema 58).

Vaya

Film - Feature | May 6 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Three strangers from the South African hinterlands journey to bustling Johannesburg looking for success but find far more than they bargained for in this well-crafted urban noir, an Amores perros for twenty-first-century Africa.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The Virgin Spring

Film - Feature | May 9 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A stark medieval allegory of faith, sexual violence, and revenge. “Sven Nykvist's luminous black-and-white photography conspire[s] with the austerity of Bergman's imagery to create an extraordinary metaphysical charge” (Time Out).

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The Headless Woman

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A woman involved in a potentially tragic hit-and-run accident tries to ignore what happened in Martel’s disorienting, critically acclaimed suspense thriller. “If Hitchcock and Antonioni ever had an interest in class guilt, you’d have Martel” (Wesley Morris).

Friday, May 11, 2018

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 2: Oma and Gregor

Film - Feature | May 11 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The search for an affordable apartment leads Oma and Gregor down an unexpected path in this second episode of the series.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 3: Franz and Ernst

Film - Feature | May 12 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the third episode, the factory workers want Franz (Wolfgang Schenck) for their foreman, but management has other ideas.

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 4: Harald and Monika

Film - Feature | May 12 | 6:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The fourth episode of the series focuses on the personal struggles and complications that characters face outside working hours.

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 5: Irmgard and Rolf

Film - Feature | May 12 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the final episode, management announces that the business is moving, and Jochen and his crew face new challenges and responsibilities.