Recent releases, restored classics, and special guests grace the Barbro Osher Theater.
Treat the family to a Saturday afternoon at the movies.
Explore Ingmar Bergman’s work in depth with this series featuring an expert lecture and discussion at each screening.
This expansive season of our avant-garde showcase extends from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present, with many filmmakers and other luminaries in person.
A retrospective of a key artist of the Italian cinema, who combined the profound humanism of neorealism with the drama, beauty, and epic sweep of opera to create films rich in resonance and throbbing with life.
Choreographer Mark Morris selects a series of films that reflect the irrepressible creativity of the late sixties and inspired his dance work Pepperland.
In conjunction with a new book, this series focuses on the radical cinema that emerged from the political and social upheavals of the late sixties.
Salon Screenings in Theater 2
Presented in the intimate setting of BAMPFA’s Theater 2, three of Ingmar Bergman’s late works for television show his abiding interest in themes of desire, spirituality, and mortality.
This series showcases new restorations of all four of Vigo’s playful and poetic films, plus rushes and outtakes that illuminate his innovative technique.
A selection of enchanting stop-motion films by a Czech puppeteer with the heart of a poet.
The final installment in our yearlong celebration of the films of Ingmar Bergman features some of his greatest works, including the full-length TV version of his magnum opus, Fanny and Alexander.
Our tribute to this essential director presents his German films alongside other enthralling works of German Expressionist cinema.
This series showcases 35mm archival prints from BAMPFA’s outstanding Japanese cinema collection, from Mizoguchi to Miyazaki.
Treat the family to an afternoon at the movies.
Delve into BAMPFA’s collection of avant-garde film with screenings of work by Frank Stauffacher, Warren Sonbert, and Nathaniel Dorsky, plus a program guest curated by The Black Aesthetic.
Mia Hansen-Løve’s profoundly humanist films are keenly attuned to the rhythms of life. The director joins us to present her work along with a selection of films she admires.
We survey the work of the internationally celebrated director whose films depict China’s relentless socioeconomic transformation and the people it leaves behind.
The celebrated writer and director best known as half of the Merchant Ivory duo visits BAMPFA with early films that offer perspectives on postcolonial India.