At Berkeley

Mr. Wiseman has established himself as one of America's greatest chroniclers in any medium.-Nicolas Rapold, New York Times

An exclusive, invitation-only screening of At Berkeley for the current campus community, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Frederick Wiseman. For his study of the University-which clocks in at more than four hours-Wiseman amassed some 250 hours of material over the course of twelve weeks in 2010. The film presents the complexities of the campus from multiple angles, documenting student/faculty interaction inside classrooms, campus protests, and administrative meetings. Regarding the selection of UC Berkeley as his subject, Wiseman says, “I deliberately contacted Berkeley first for two reasons: it's public and it's a great university.”

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