On View

film series
event series

  • Recent Releases & Restorations


    Limited Streaming Engagements

    Enjoy newly released films and restored classics selected by our curators, now available in your own home.

  • East Meets West: The Films of Ulrike Ottinger

    November 20, 2020–August 31, 2021

    German artist Ulrike Ottinger’s cinematic work encompasses ethnography, history, and fantasy. “Watching her films is like traveling through an undiscovered country of marvels” (Village Voice). 

  • Free Films on BAMPFA’s Outdoor Screen

    August 12–September 9, 2021

    This summer BAMPFA is thrilled to partner with the Downtown Berkeley Association to present three inspiring documentaries on our outdoor screen, welcoming audiences back to the museum to celebrate the vision of artists and activists, from the Bay Area and beyond.

  • Recent Films of Amit Dutta

    April 30–August 31, 2021

    Indian filmmaker and writer Amit Dutta has created his own distinctive cinema through deep explorations of India’s artistic, literary, and cultural traditions. We present the premiere of a portrait of Krishna Baldev Vaid, along with other recent work and the landmark Nainsukh.

  • Free Films for Members


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

  • Tutorials: Streaming from Home

    If you would like to watch a film from BAMPFA’s rotating selection of streaming films, you can learn how to get started with these helpful tutorials.