American artist Arthur Jafa received the Golden Lion award this weekend for best artist in the Venice Biennale’s central exhibition, May You Live in Interesting Times, for his video The White Album.Read More
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars screens August 16 as part of the series It's Only Rock 'n' Roll.
This summer at BAMPFA is all about revolution, with a season of films that push boundaries, provoke dialog, and shake up social and artistic conventions. And it all starts with a rock ’n’ roll soundtrack!Read More
Berkeley’s most famous falcons are nesting in the Campanile for the third consecutive year, incubating a clutch of three eggs that are due to hatch soon—and if all goes as expected, we’ll be watching!Read More
James Ivory during the filming of Savages, early 1970s.Read More
It’s been a little chilly in Berkeley this week, but spring is just around the corner—and we’ve put together a colorful spring film season that will sweep away the winter blues.Read More
On a budget? We’ve got you covered. Here are six great ways to visit the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) without spending a dime. Free admission includes all gallery exhibitions, as well as many lectures, performances, and readings.Read More
Beginning with her luminous, fresh, and original debut feature All is Forgiven, Mia Hansen-Løve has crafted a half dozen films so lucid as to seem entirely unencumbered by the weight of the century of cinema that precedes them.Read More