In this series complementing BAMPFA’s Robert Bresson retrospective, Jeffrey Skoller offers three lectures on Bresson’s films, examining the filmmaker’s radical approach to cinematic form and its relationship to larger social and political realities as a way into the deeply poetic and spiritual nature of Bresson’s work. Skoller is an associate professor of film and media at UC Berkeley and author of Shadows, Specters, Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Film. His range of expertise includes the history and theory of avant-garde cinema, documentary film, and relationships between film and contemporary art; he is also a filmmaker and teaches film and video production. Skoller will speak for approximately twenty-five minutes before each film and lead a post-screening discussion. Each presentation runs about three hours.
General admission: $13.50
BAMPFA members: $9.50
UC Berkeley students: $7.50
UC Berkeley faculty and staff, non-UC Berkeley students, disabled persons, ages 65+ and 18 & under: $10.50