Mayhem unfolds in Gimme Shelter, which scrutinizes the ill-fated free concert hosted by the Rolling Stones. This film screens July 19.
Artist Lynn Hershman Leeson (far left) hosts UC Berkeley Professor of Chemistry Robert Harris's class for lunch in her San Francisco apartment, 1977. Among those students was Geraldine "Geri" Richmond (fifth from left, wearing overalls).
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