Today's Films

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Today's Events

Today's Gallery Hours

Open 11AM–9PM

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In Person

Workshop: Nkiruka Oparah

Sunday, February 17
1 PM

Dream Fields

Full: Chhandam School of Kathak

Tuesday, February 19
7 PM

Kathak, a classical dance of northern India

James Ivory

Wednesday, February 20
3:10 PM

With a screening of Autobiography of a Princess

Introduction: Richard Lerman

Wednesday, February 20

Presenting his short film, Arctic Transitions: In the Age of Carbon.

A+D Thursdays: Marni Thomas Wood

Thursday, February 21
12 PM

Martha Graham Speaking to the Moment: Creative Invention in Dance

Conversation: Marvin K. White & The Black Aesthetic

Thursday, February 21
7 PM

Black Interiors: Spirit

James Ivory

Friday, February 22
7 PM

Introducing his film Shakespeare Wallah

Black Life: Amber McZeal

Saturday, February 23
7 PM

Afrofuturist mythos through story and song

On View

  • Documentary Voices

    Our annual series of nonfiction films showcases inventive approaches to the documentary form.

    January 23–April 24, 2019
  • In Focus: Writing for Cinema

    Filmmaking luminaries, writers, and scholars join us for this lecture/screening series to share their insights into the specialized craft of writing for cinema.

    January 16–February 27, 2019
  • Out of the Vault

    Delve into BAMPFA’s collection of avant-garde film with screenings of work by Frank Stauffacher, Warren Sonbert, and Nathaniel Dorsky, plus programs guest curated by The Black Aesthetic.

    January 13–April 4, 2019
  • Masako Miki / MATRIX 273

    A magical installation inspired by Shinto beliefs and the shape-shifting beings of Japanese folklore.

    January 9–April 28, 2019
  • Get Dancin': Selections from the Collection

    Art inspired by the exuberance, romance, and beauty of dance.

    January 9–March 31, 2019
  • Arthur Jafa / MATRIX 272

    A newly commissioned video and other works by the artist, whose poignant work expands the concept of black cinema while exploring African American experience and race relations.

    December 12, 2018–March 24, 2019
  • Ink, Paper, Silk: One Hundred Years of Collecting Japanese Art

    An exceptional selection of scroll paintings, screens, woodblock prints, lacquerware, and ceramics demonstrating the breadth and beauty of Japanese art.

    December 12, 2018–April 14, 2019
  • Fritz Lang & German Expressionism

    Enthralling films by the essential director and his peers.

    December 7, 2018–February 23, 2019
  • Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein

    Works by Man Ray, Isamu Noguchi, Pablo Picasso, Dorothea Tanning, Yves Tanguy, and others reveal connections between the scientific and artistic revolutions of the early twentieth century.

    November 7, 2018–March 3, 2019
  • Boundless: Contemporary Tibetan Artists at Home and Abroad

    Contemporary works alongside the historical pieces that influence them

    October 3, 2018–May 26, 2019
  • BAMPFA Art Wall

    Art Wall: Barbara Stauffacher Solomon

    A new, site-specific installation by the creator of the 1960s design phenomenon Supergraphics.

    August 15, 2018–March 3, 2019
  • Movie Matinees for All Ages

    Treat the family to an afternoon at the movies.