Transmission of the DharmaDecember 14, 2016–May 7, 2017
Hands-on activities, participatory readings, performances, movie matinees and other events for children and their families.
Full Moon Performances
Once a month, our galleries come alive with experimental music and other impromptu happenings.
Hands-on workshops and more!
Cal ConversationsJanuary 18–April 30, 2017
An exhibition of poems and artworks developed in collaboration with UC Berkeley Professor Lyn Hejinian’s class English 190: Slow Reading / Slow Seeing.
The duo of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most uncompromising, yet eternally surprising, filmmaking aesthetics in postwar European cinema. Discover the films that inspired Harun Farocki, Pedro Costa, John Gianvito, and others.
Films that actively participated in emerging counterculture movements of the 1960s and 1970s, presented in conjunction with the exhibiton Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia.
Explore how artists, architects, and designers intersected with the counterculture of the 1960s and early 1970s.
This series of four Saturday afternoon forums brings together artists, scholars, and counterculture veterans to explore the contemporary relevance of the Bay Area hippie legacy.
The artist continues his exploration of language as medium in this newly commissioned work.
Large-scale photographs of women from the African diaspora, presented in a way that challenges traditional assumptions about artistic technique and individual identity.
This annual festival draws on the best of African cinema and films from the African diaspora.
A tribute to one of the great American independent filmmakers and to the indelible characters he and his actors created.
BAMPFA welcomes two distinguished guests from the international film archive community, Alexander Horwath and Shivendra Singh Dungarpur.