Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
From puppets to epics, this program of recent animation from Poland features Academy Award winners and festival hits by Suzie Templeton, Kamil Polak, and others.
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Reha Erdem’s innovative group portrait of the inhabitants of an apartment building in Istanbul serves as a comic exploration of what it means to be human.
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Clint Eastwood’s Western opus chronicles a retired, reformed gunman roped back into action by a much younger (and dumber) man. “A tense, hard-edged, superbly dramatic yarn” (Todd McCarthy, Variety).
Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Akira Kurosawa’s Noh-influenced version of Macbeth is “the most brilliant and original attempt ever made to put Shakespeare on screen” (Time). The towering Toshiro Mifune stars.
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:15 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Joan Crawford won an Oscar for her driven performance in this noir melodrama that exposed the nightmare side of upward mobility and domestic virtue.
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Joan Crawford won an Oscar for her driven performance in this noir melodrama that exposed the nightmare side of upward mobility and domestic virtue.
Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Shot entirely on location in the streets of Paris, Cléo chronicles two hours in the life of a pop singer. A classic work of the French New Wave, “almost unique in the history of movies” (Pauline Kael).

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Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
King Lear in feudal Japan, with Tatsuya Nakadai as the lord who divides his kingdom among his three sons, with disastrous results. “A majestic piece of filmmaking” (Village Voice).
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Forever young-at-heart filmmaker (and French New Wave legend) Agnès Varda teams up with hipster artist JR on a road trip across rural France. A first-rate achievement in Varda’s brilliant career.
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Alain Delon, Gian-Maria Volonté, and Yves Montand star as thief, convict, and lawman in Jean-Pierre Melville’s “dazzling epic of love, guns, gangsters, and cigarettes” (Los Angeles Times).