Self-Portraits of America at WarFebruary 28–April 29, 2018
Powerful and innovative documentaries reveal the impact of the Vietnam War on the way Americans perceived themselves.
This installment in our yearlong tribute to Ingmar Bergman focuses on his metaphysical investigations, as well as his collaboration with actor Max von Sydow.
This annual festival showcases the best of African cinema and films from the diaspora.
Salon Screenings in Theater 2March 16–May 6, 2018
Screenings in Theater 2 invite you to enjoy Ingmar Bergman’s early works in an intimate, salon-style setting.
Al Wong’s photocollage portraits of the sister he never met form a meditation on displacement and the collision between personal and geopolitical histories.
The Argentine director pays a visit to BAMPFA for this retrospective of her atmospheric, compelling films.
Presented in Collaboration with the Bay Area Book FestivalApril 25–29, 2018
BAMPFA partners with the Bay Area Book Festival to present films that celebrate, adapt, or creatively reinterpret the written word and its practitioners.
This annual showcase celebrates the diverse and exceptional work of new graduates from the MFA program at Cal.
Bay Area Premiere of Digital RestorationMay 11–13, 2018
Fassbinder’s long-unseen television miniseries is “a brilliantly layered chamber drama about an eccentric family and their economic and cultural environment” (Film Comment).
Works dating from the second century through the twentieth reveal how Buddhist power was visually expressed and transmitted throughout Asia.
New work by two artists who got their start in San Francisco in the 1990s and have maintained a strong artistic dialogue ever since.