Mon Oct 25, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Zoom
Nicolás Pereda will speak with Jeffrey Skoller and Lázaro González about his latest film, Fauna, a sly, comedic take on how violence in Mexico has infiltrated popular imagination. The film’s ingenious framing devices, elegant widescreen compositions, and dusty hues are perfectly attuned to its suspenseful yet playful stratagems.
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Zoom
Thu Oct 28, 2021 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In sixteenth-century Japan, with the pandemonium of civil wars a looming presence in their lives, the potter Genjuro and his wife long to be rich and safe, respectively. The all-too-real and the supernatural move steadily toward each other; a boat ride on foggy waters foreshadows the horizontal unity Kenji Mizoguchi gave his two worlds. For just as his images overflow with life, this reality...
Fri Oct 29, 2021 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Delphine and Carole chronicles the extraordinary collaboration of documentary film and videomaker Carole Roussopoulos and actor and activist Delphine Seyrig. Callisto McNulty’s documentary is an essential contribution to feminist history.
Sat Oct 30, 2021 4:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
[Charulata is] a gracious, dignified character study, set in India of the 1870s, embellished by this famous Indian director’s introspective, cinematic vision. The subtle interplay of Hindu aestheticism and Victorian morality makes Charulata one of Ray’s most mature and challenging works.
Sat Oct 30, 2021 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
As in Greek tragedy, this film’s distanced determinism vies with the direct engagement of the characters to affect the richest form of drama, a purity of emotion. In Kenji Mizoguchi’s films, it has been noted, the long shot is as psychologically astute as the close-up.
Sun Oct 31, 2021 2:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
“Passing Through attempted to encompass both the burgeoning creative consciousness of the central character musician Eddie Warmack, as well as the sounds of authentic jazz by Eric Dolphy, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, and Grover Washington on the soundtrack; it remains an invaluable film-outcry”
Sun Oct 31, 2021 5:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
One of the blackest of the American film noirs of the 1940s, "Nightmare Alley is the quintessential B movie spoiled by an A production"
Wed Nov 03, 2021 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
Take your iPhone photography skills to the next level and capture stunning images. During this course, you’ll get technical with the iPhone and learn camera iOS settings and functions. You will also explore basic photographic concepts of exposure, composition, lighting, and subject matter. Finally, you’ll create your own closed loop photographic workflow of capture, edit, and post, all within the...
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Leslie Tai’s The Private Life of Fenfen, a raw and moving film documenting three years in the life of a migrant worker, illustrate the porous and precarious nature of identity and sanity in light of the economic, physical, and psychological challenges confronted by three women.