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exhibitions
streaming films
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.

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  • Free Films for Members

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

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  • Streaming Spotlight: Madeline Anderson

    Three documentaries by boundary-breaking filmmaker Madeline Anderson—Integration Report 1, A Tribute to Malcolm X, and I Am Somebody—deliver on-the-ground reports from the front lines of the civil rights movement and the labor struggles of the sixties.

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  • Alternative Visions 2020

    September 1–November 4, 2020

    Our annual experimental cinema showcase moves online this year with streaming programs of contemporary and historical avant-garde works and special guest presentations on handmade film, Latin American animation, and more.

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  • Ism, Ism, Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America

    September 8–November 12, 2020

    Discover the vital history and vibrant present of experimental filmmaking in Latin America with three programs of short works, introduced by curator and author Jesse Lerner and complemented by livestreamed conversations with filmmakers.

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  • Exit West: Immigration on Film

    September 8–November 20, 2020

    The films in this miniseries reflect on the experiences of people living in transit, from African and Middle Eastern refugees trying to reach Europe to Latin American and Asian immigrants in the United States. Several filmmakers will join us online to discuss their work.

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