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.

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  • Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power

  • Sisters with Transistors

  • Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

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Upcoming Films

  • Free Outdoor Screening: Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power

    Abby Ginzberg
    United States, 2020

    Special preview in advance of the August 20 theatrical release

    • Thursday, August 12 7 PM

    With unique access to a sitting member of Congress, her family, and her colleagues, local filmmaker Abby Ginzberg profiles Representative Barbara Lee and her decades of advocacy in this compelling and inspiring documentary. 

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  • Free Outdoor Screening: Sisters with Transistors

    Lisa Rovner
    United Kingdom, 2020
    • Thursday, August 26 7 PM

    Spotlighting the stories of nine pioneering composers, this dazzling archival documentary is “a long overdue tribute to the women that broke barriers in music, technology, and society as a whole” (The Arts Desk).

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  • Free Outdoor Screening: Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

    Nicole Newnham, James LeBrecht
    United States, 2020
    • Thursday, September 9 7 PM

    A groundbreaking summer camp helps spark a national civil rights movement for people with disabilities in this award-winning documentary from local filmmakers Nicole Newnham and James LeBrecht. “Crip Camp elevates itself . . . through smart focus, remarkable archival footage and inspiring subjects” (Hollywood Reporter).

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