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Member Events

  1. Alamar

    June 11–13, 2021

    This effortlessly beautiful film follows a Mayan father and his young son as they spend a summer working (and playing) along the Mexican Caribbean coast.

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  2. Teatime Thursday: Susan Oxtoby on Ulrike Ottinger

    Thursday, June 24, 4 PM

    Join us for a conversation with Susan Oxtoby, BAMPFA director of film and senior film curator, who will speak about Ulrike Ottinger’s work in relationship to the Matrix 276 exhibition and the streaming spotlight series East Meets West: The Films of Ulrike Ottinger, both on view through July 18. 

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above.

  3. California Typewriter

    July 16–18, 2021

    This hymn to the ordinary typewriter, centered on Berkeley's own California Typewriter, is also a portrait of the countless artists, writers, and collectors who remain steadfast in their love and loyalty. “Pure typewriter heaven” (Don DeLillo).

  4. Trouble the Water

    August 6–8, 2021

    An aspiring New Orleans rapper turns a video camera on herself and her community—and captures Hurricane Katrina and its after-effects—in this remarkable look at everyday heroism. Winner, 2008 Documentary Grand Prize at Sundance.

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Through our BAMPFA Perks program, members enjoy discounts and special offers at local restaurants, stores, hotels, and cultural destinations.

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