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6:30 PM
Monday, March 29, 2021
6:30 PM
A California-France collaboration examines the city-building innovations emerging in the midst of significant social upheaval.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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Tuesday, March 30, 2021
12 PM

Note: this presentation is presented on Tuesday, March 30, as an exception to the regular Thursday schedule.

Renowned filmmaker and video artist Steve McQueen discusses his interdisciplinary practice, focusing on the themes of social, psychological, and political traumas in his work.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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12 PM
  • Art
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Free
Thursday, April 1, 2021
12 PM
Neshat discusses consideration of transnational politics and feminism across photography, narrative film, and video art.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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All Day
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Film
  • Free
  • Members
Friday, April 2, 2021
All Day
Abderrahmane Sissako,
France, Mali, United States,
2006,
(117 mins)
Set in the Malian capital of its title, Abderrahmane Sissako’s passionate polemic centers on a show trial in which the plaintiff, “African society,” argues against exploitation by the defendant, the World Bank.
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available April 2–4
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All Day
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Film
  • Free
  • Members
Saturday, April 3, 2021
All Day
Abderrahmane Sissako,
France, Mali, United States,
2006,
(117 mins)
Set in the Malian capital of its title, Abderrahmane Sissako’s passionate polemic centers on a show trial in which the plaintiff, “African society,” argues against exploitation by the defendant, the World Bank.
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available April 2–4
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All Day
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Film
  • Free
  • Members
Sunday, April 4, 2021
All Day
Abderrahmane Sissako,
France, Mali, United States,
2006,
(117 mins)
Set in the Malian capital of its title, Abderrahmane Sissako’s passionate polemic centers on a show trial in which the plaintiff, “African society,” argues against exploitation by the defendant, the World Bank.
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available April 2–4
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Monday, April 5, 2021
6:30 PM
CED dean Chakrabarti talks with the renowned architect and philanthropist about Foster’s engagement with the arts and future generations of creative thinkers.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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12 PM
  • Art
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Free
Thursday, April 8, 2021
12 PM
The Moroccan artist discusses her multimedia practice, which ranges from immersive installations to works for Snapchat and Instagram.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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Monday, April 12, 2021
6:30 PM
College of Environmental Design graduate students present recent projects addressing diversity, empowerment, and legacy.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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12 PM
  • Art
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Free
Thursday, April 15, 2021
12 PM
The UC Davis professor examines the pragmatic considerations and aesthetics of exhibition design—particularly in relation to the immersive, sonic, and time-based nature of video art.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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6:30 PM
  • Art
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Free
Monday, April 19, 2021
6:30 PM
Individuals who were integral to the Black Wednesday Wall public art project share insights about the process of reimagining the space and what they ultimately envision it to be.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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12 PM
Thursday, April 22, 2021
12 PM
SMOMA’s assistant curator of media arts gathers key Bay Area arts leaders from the past and future practice of video art.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
4 PM

Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above.

Join us for Mirrored Motions: The Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Collection, a conversation with Curatorial Assistant Claire Frost.
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All Day
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Film
  • Free
  • Members
Friday, April 23, 2021
All Day
Mikhail Kalatozov,
USSR,
1957,
(98 mins)
Mikhail Kalatozov’s stunning visualized drama of young love and ambition destroyed by war. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival.
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available April 23–25
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All Day
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Film
  • Free
  • Members
Saturday, April 24, 2021
All Day
Mikhail Kalatozov,
USSR,
1957,
(98 mins)
Mikhail Kalatozov’s stunning visualized drama of young love and ambition destroyed by war. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival.
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available April 23–25
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All Day
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Film
  • Free
  • Members
Sunday, April 25, 2021
All Day
Mikhail Kalatozov,
USSR,
1957,
(98 mins)
Mikhail Kalatozov’s stunning visualized drama of young love and ambition destroyed by war. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival.
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available April 23–25
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Monday, April 26, 2021
6:30 PM
Join two socially minded visual artists as they continue their examination of public art commissions, artwork removal, and the impact of such activity on local communities.
Free and open to the public; online only. Registration required.
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