Copresented with the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, UC Berkeley
One of today's greatest documentary filmmakers, Frederick Wiseman has since 1967 recorded the Western world through its institutions, among them law courts, hospitals, high schools, state legislatures, the military, and arts organizations. Three years ago, Wiseman turned his lens on a premier institution of higher learning: UC Berkeley. In a special screening
exclusively for faculty, staff, and students, Wiseman presents the epic result, a four-hour-plus documentary culled from 250 hours of filming.