Free Films for Members

We’re grateful to our members for standing with BAMPFA during our temporary closure. To show our appreciation, we’re offering a series of free streaming films just for members!

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  • Marius Petipa: The French Master of Russian Ballet

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Upcoming Films

  • Marius Petipa: The French Master of Russian Ballet

    Denis Sneguirev
    France, 2019

    Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only! Password required.

    • Saturday, October 3 All Day
    • Sunday, October 4 All Day

    The extraordinary story of the choreographer who created Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty. “More relevant than ever, Marius Petipa, who has been gaining renewed interest, remains a bedrock and a driving force” (Le Monde).

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Past Films

  • Mr. Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance

    • Saturday, September 12 All Day
    • Sunday, September 13 All Day
    Tomer Heymann
    Israel, Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, 2015

    Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only! Password required.

    A spectacular and celebratory investigation of a modern dancer’s creative process, this documentary tracks the four-decades-long career of renowned choreographer Ohad Naharin, the artistic director of Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company. “Highly recommended” (New York Times).

  • The Exiles

    • Saturday, August 22 All Day
    • Sunday, August 23 All Day
    Kent Mackenzie
    United States, 1961

    Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only! Password required.

    A semi-documentary film about American Indians living in Los Angeles, The Exiles is “a wrenching document of cultural dislocation” (Thom Andersen).

  • The Wide Blue Road

    • Saturday, August 8 All Day
    • Sunday, August 9 All Day
    Gillo Pontecorvo
    Italy, 1957

    Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
    Available August 8–9. Password required.

    In a “starkly beautiful morality tale” (New York Times) set under the brilliant turquoise skies of the Dalmatian coast, Yves Montand plays a rogue fisherman trying to provide for his family while at odds with the law.

  • Rocco and His Brothers

    • Saturday, July 25 All Day
    • Sunday, July 26 All Day
    Luchino Visconti
    Italy, France, 1960

    Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
    Available July 25–26. Password required.

    The lives of a southern Italian family who move to Milan mirror the transformation of postwar Italian society. Starring Alain Delon, the film has “the emotional sweep of a Verdi opera and the narrative density of a nineteenth-century novel” (New York Times).

  • WATCH FROM HOME—I Am Cuba

    • Saturday, June 20 All Day
    • Sunday, June 21 All Day
    Mikhail Kalatozov
    Cuba, USSR, 1964

    Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
    Available June 20-21. Password required.

    This portrait of revolutionary Cuba, written by Yevgeny Yevtushenko and brimming with bravura camerawork, is an extraordinary example of “pure” cinema in the service of politics.

  • WATCH FROM HOME—The Mystery of Picasso

    • Saturday, May 30 All Day
    • Sunday, May 31 All Day
    Henri-Georges Clouzot
    France, 1956

    Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
    Available May 30–31. Password required.

    Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, this colorful documentary glimpse of the seventy-five-year-old Picasso captures the fecund nature of his creative process. “One of the most exciting and joyful movies ever made” (Pauline Kael).