Limited Engagements & Special Screenings


Recent releases, restored classics, and special guests grace the Barbro Osher Theater.

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  • One Hundred and Fifty Years of Painting

  • Anselmo and the Women

  • Upcoming
  • Past
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Past Films

  • Between a Flower and a Bomb: Latin American Short Films

    • Thursday, May 5 7 PM

    Cosponsored by the LASA Visual Culture Studies Section

    In conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association Congress, we present three decades of short Latin American films from the BAMPFA collection—by Santiago Álvarez, Chick Strand, and Raymundo Gleyzer. 

  • BAMPFA Student Committee Film Festival

    • Friday, April 8 8:30 PM

    Free Admission!

    A selection of outstanding student films from around the Bay Area.

    Student filmmakers in Person

  • One Hundred and Fifty Years of Painting

    • Sunday, March 6 2 PM
    Tacita Dean
    United States, Germany, 2021

    Painters Luchita Hurtado and Julie Mehretu bond over family, climate change, their experience as immigrants, and a lifelong practice of painting in this intimate, inspiring work by artist Dean (MATRIX 189).

    Christina Yang, Lauren Kroiz, and Rizvana Bradley in Conversation