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  • Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective

    On view—The largest exhibition Tompkins’s work to date, revealing her as a brilliantly inventive quiltmaker and an artist of stunning variety, depth, and impact.

    Rosie Lee Tompkins: Three Sixes, 1996; quilted by Irene Bankhead, 1996; polyester double knit, linen-weave cotton or polyester, cotton, rayon, and cotton muslin backing; 96 × 96 in.; BAMPFA, bequest of the Eli Leon Living Trust. Reproduced courtesy of the Estate of Effie Mae Howard. Photo: Ben Blackwell./p>

  • I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians

    Thursday, February 27—Our series of Romanian cinema concludes with Radu Jude's 2018 black comedy on the rise of neofascism in Europe.

  • Agnès Varda: An Irresistible Force

    Ends Friday, February 28—Our retrospective of the pioneering French New Wave filmmaker concludes with The Beaches of Agnès.

  • BAMPFA Gala—Felliniesque

    Tuesday, March 10—Join us in San Francisco at The Hibernia for a celebration of the grandissimo Federico Fellini among artists, filmmakers, and friends of BAMPFA.

In Person

Film Historian Russell Merritt

Wednesday, February 26
3:10 PM

Lecture on Fellini’s La strada

Susan Straight

Thursday, February 27
5 PM

Reading from her new book In the Country of Women

Elaine Yau and Horace Ballard

Saturday, February 29
2 PM

Scholars shed new light on the work of Rosie Lee Tompkins

Autumn Knight

Monday, March 2
6:30 PM

Artist’s talk as part of Arts + Design Mondays

Film Historian Russell Merritt

Wednesday, March 4
3:10 PM

Lecture on Fellini’s omnibus films

Director Ellen Spiro

Wednesday, March 4
7 PM

Introducing her short film DiAna’s Hair Ego REMIX

Sadie Barnette and Dena Beard

Thursday, March 5
12 PM

Discussing Barnette’s New Eagle Creek Saloon

On View