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Upcoming Films

  • One-Eyed Jacks

    • Friday, February 10 7 PM
    • Friday, February 17 4 PM
    • Saturday, February 25 7:30 PM
    Marlon Brando
    US, 1961

    New 4K Restoration

    Marlon Brando's first and only directorial effort, a Freudian Western loosely based on the legend of Billy the Kid. "Mean, moody, and magnificent" (Time Out).

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  • Chan Is Missing

    • Thursday, March 2 7 PM
    Wayne Wang
    United States, 1982

    New 35mm Print

    Touted as the first all–Chinese American feature film, Wang’s irreverent, refreshingly authentic movie follows two cab drivers searching S.F.’s Chinatown for an elusive flim-flam man. “A small, whimsical treasure of a film” (Roger Ebert). With Wang’s short Dim Sum Take-Out.

    Wayne Wang in person

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  • King of Jazz

    • Sunday, March 5 4:45 PM
    • Friday, March 10 4 PM
    • Saturday, March 11 4 PM
    John Murray Anderson
    United States, 1930

    New 4K Digital Restoration

    One of Hollywood’s most ambitious musicals, featuring the top jazz orchestras and dancers of the day, is brought back to life in this dazzling restoration from the original two-color Technicolor negative.

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  • King of Jazz

    • Sunday, March 5 4:45 PM
    • Friday, March 10 4 PM
    • Saturday, March 11 4 PM
    John Murray Anderson
    United States, 1930

    New 4K Digital Restoration

    One of Hollywood’s most ambitious musicals, featuring the top jazz orchestras and dancers of the day, is brought back to life in this dazzling restoration from the original two-color Technicolor negative.

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  • King of Jazz

    • Sunday, March 5 4:45 PM
    • Friday, March 10 4 PM
    • Saturday, March 11 4 PM
    John Murray Anderson
    United States, 1930

    New 4K Digital Restoration

    One of Hollywood’s most ambitious musicals, featuring the top jazz orchestras and dancers of the day, is brought back to life in this dazzling restoration from the original two-color Technicolor negative.

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  • The Great Dictator

    • Friday, March 24 4 PM
    • Sunday, March 26 6:30 PM
    • Thursday, March 30 7 PM
    Charles Chaplin
    United States, 1940

    Chaplin takes on that other famous guy with a small black moustache. “A time capsule, a timeless document and a profound work of conscience. . . . See it with a crowd” (San Francisco Chronicle).

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  • Gerhard Richter Painting

    • Saturday, March 25 4 PM
    • Friday, March 31 4 PM
    • Saturday, April 1 4 PM
    Corinna Belz
    Germany, 2011

    This strikingly visual document of artist Gerhard Richter’s creative process is “a must-see for followers of contemporary painting” (Hollywood Reporter).

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  • The Great Dictator

    • Friday, March 24 4 PM
    • Sunday, March 26 6:30 PM
    • Thursday, March 30 7 PM
    Charles Chaplin
    United States, 1940

    Chaplin takes on that other famous guy with a small black moustache. “A time capsule, a timeless document and a profound work of conscience. . . . See it with a crowd” (San Francisco Chronicle).

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  • The Great Dictator

    • Friday, March 24 4 PM
    • Sunday, March 26 6:30 PM
    • Thursday, March 30 7 PM
    Charles Chaplin
    United States, 1940

    Chaplin takes on that other famous guy with a small black moustache. “A time capsule, a timeless document and a profound work of conscience. . . . See it with a crowd” (San Francisco Chronicle).

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  • Gerhard Richter Painting

    • Saturday, March 25 4 PM
    • Friday, March 31 4 PM
    • Saturday, April 1 4 PM
    Corinna Belz
    Germany, 2011

    This strikingly visual document of artist Gerhard Richter’s creative process is “a must-see for followers of contemporary painting” (Hollywood Reporter).

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  • Gerhard Richter Painting

    • Saturday, March 25 4 PM
    • Friday, March 31 4 PM
    • Saturday, April 1 4 PM
    Corinna Belz
    Germany, 2011

    This strikingly visual document of artist Gerhard Richter’s creative process is “a must-see for followers of contemporary painting” (Hollywood Reporter).

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  • My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond

    • Saturday, April 22 2 PM
    • Friday, April 28 4 PM
    Catherine Ryan, Gary Weimberg
    United States, 2016

    This biography-cum-scientific adventure is a fascinating, engaging voyage into the human brain and the work of UCB professor emeritus Marian Diamond, one of the founders of modern neuroscience.

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  • Amarcord

    • Sunday, April 23 7 PM
    • Saturday, April 29 5:30 PM
    • Saturday, May 13 8 PM
    Federico Fellini
    Italy, 1974

    Fellini’s free-spirited portrait of Rimini in the 1930s, when fascism was a fact of life, shines in this new print. “A film of exhilarating beauty” (New York Times).

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  • My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond

    • Saturday, April 22 2 PM
    • Friday, April 28 4 PM
    Catherine Ryan, Gary Weimberg
    United States, 2016

    This biography-cum-scientific adventure is a fascinating, engaging voyage into the human brain and the work of UCB professor emeritus Marian Diamond, one of the founders of modern neuroscience.

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  • Amarcord

    • Sunday, April 23 7 PM
    • Saturday, April 29 5:30 PM
    • Saturday, May 13 8 PM
    Federico Fellini
    Italy, 1974

    Fellini’s free-spirited portrait of Rimini in the 1930s, when fascism was a fact of life, shines in this new print. “A film of exhilarating beauty” (New York Times).

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  • Amarcord

    • Sunday, April 23 7 PM
    • Saturday, April 29 5:30 PM
    • Saturday, May 13 8 PM
    Federico Fellini
    Italy, 1974

    Fellini’s free-spirited portrait of Rimini in the 1930s, when fascism was a fact of life, shines in this new print. “A film of exhilarating beauty” (New York Times).

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Past Films

  • Tampopo

    • Friday, January 20 7 PM
    • Saturday, January 21 8:15 PM
    • Friday, January 27 4 PM
    Juzo Itami
    Japan, 1986

    New 4K Restoration

    Juzo Itami’s hit Japanese satire of samurai films and Westerns, one of the best-loved foodie films ever made. “Gleefully sensual and inventive” (Film Comment).

     

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  • In the Last Days of the City

    • Friday, January 27 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, January 29 4 PM
    • Friday, February 3 4 PM
    Tamer El Said
    Egypt/Germany, 2016

    East Bay Premiere

    A personal portrait of Cairo during the fall of the Mubarak regime, and a snapshot of the Arab Spring. “A city requiem rather than a city symphony” (Variety).

     

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  • The Battle of Algiers

    • Saturday, January 28 5:30 PM
    • Saturday, February 4 8:15 PM
    Gillo Pontecorvo
    Italy/Algeria, 1966

    New 4K Restoration

    One of the best films on revolution ever made, Pontecorvo’s agit-prop classic concerns Algeria’s struggle for independence against its French overlords. “A masterpiece! Surely the most harrowing political epic ever!” (New Yorker).

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  • One-Eyed Jacks

    • Friday, February 10 7 PM
    • Friday, February 17 4 PM
    • Saturday, February 25 7:30 PM
    Marlon Brando
    US, 1961

    New 4K Restoration

    Marlon Brando's first and only directorial effort, a Freudian Western loosely based on the legend of Billy the Kid. "Mean, moody, and magnificent" (Time Out).

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