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.
A near-complete restrospective of the French director's austere yet compassionate work.
This annual festival draws on the best of African cinema and films from the African diaspora.
BAMPFA is proud to be the East Bay venue for this global showcase of cinematic discovery.
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.