January 2019

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Sunday, December 30, 2018
3 PM
Fritz Lang,
Germany,
1919,
(75 mins)
Lang’s extravagant globetrotting serial moves from San Francisco’s Chinatown to Peru and Asia as an adventurer battles the worldwide criminal gang known as The Spiders, led by femme fatale Lio Shia.
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
Sunday, December 30, 2018
4:45 PM
Fritz Lang,
Germany,
1919,
(100 mins)
The continuation of Lang’s sensational serial, a time capsule of European exotica.
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
7 PM
  • Film
Sunday, December 30, 2018
7 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1966,
(85 mins)

Digital Restoration

Exploring the strange symbiosis between a speechless actress (Liv Ullmann) and her nurse companion (Bibi Andersson), this is “Bergman at his most brilliant” (Time Out).
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Families
  • Free
Thursday, January 3, 2019
11 AM–7 PM
1:15 PM
Thursday, January 3, 2019
1:15 PM
Discover highlights from current exhibitions on a guided tour led by BAMPFA education staff.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
4 PM–7 PM
Thursday, January 3, 2019
4 PM–7 PM
Set sail from China to India and from Gauguin’s Brittany to the Golden Gate with this selection of oceanic artworks.
Free admission
Series Five Tables
4 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, January 3, 2019
4 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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4 PM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, January 4, 2019
4 PM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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11 AM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, January 5, 2019
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, January 5, 2019
6 PM

Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

This collage and weaving workshop focuses on imagining the reconstruction of historical, social, and geographic inequity.
Included with admission
Series Workshops
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, January 6, 2019
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
12 PM-1 PM
Peruse a series of the artist's notebooks, which offer insight into his singular approach, in the Works on Paper Study Center.
12:15 PM
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
12:15 PM
Discover highlights from current exhibitions on a guided tour led by BAMPFA education staff.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
6:00 PM

Open to Curator's Circle members at the $2,500 level and above.

Artist Masako Miki in conversation with Curatorial Assistant Matthew Coleman, followed by a delicious reception catered by Babette.
Curator's Circle members only event.
7 PM
  • Film
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
7 PM
Fritz Lang,
Germany,
1919,

Restored Print

Lang’s version of Madame Butterfly changes the title character from geisha to noblewoman, and was one of the first European films to depict Japanese culture. “Refreshingly stereotype-free, the film demonstrates that silent film can rival opera in emotional impact” (Tom Vick).
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
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4–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, January 10, 2019
4–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, January 10, 2019
5 PM-6 PM
Peruse a series of the artist's notebooks, which offer insight into his singular approach, in the Works on Paper Study Center.
7 PM
  • Film
Thursday, January 10, 2019
7 PM
Paul Wegener, Carl Boese,
Germany,
1920,
(76 mins)

Digital Restoration

A rabbi in medieval Prague conjures a monster to protect his people from destruction in this visually astounding retelling of the Golem myth, shot by gifted cinematographer Karl Freund (The Last Laugh; Metropolis).
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
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4–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, January 11, 2019
4–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

6:30 PM
Friday, January 11, 2019
6:30 PM
An evening of new dance works by guest choreographers Raymond Ejiofor and Kylie Woodward-Sollesnes, inspired by the exhibition Get Dancin'.
Included with admission
7 PM
  • Film
Friday, January 11, 2019
7 PM
Akira Kurosawa,
Japan,
1952,
(143 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

In Kurosawa’s humanist masterpiece, an ordinary civil servant discovers what it means to live. This Japanese Everyman was perhaps Takashi Shimura’s greatest role.
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2:30–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, January 12, 2019
2:30–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

11:30 AM–1 PM
Saturday, January 12, 2019
11:30 AM–1 PM

For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

With Masako Miki’s bright colors and squishy forms as inspiration, make your own creatures from felt, fabric, and found objects.
Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under
  • Erin McCluskey Wheeler
    With artist
    Bay Area artist and teacher Erin McCluskey Wheeler is known for her brightly colored works made from found papers, often bound together with looping brushstrokes.
Series Family Events
1 PM–2:30 PM
Saturday, January 12, 2019
1 PM–2:30 PM

For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

With Masako Miki’s bright colors and squishy forms as inspiration, make your own creatures from felt, fabric, and found objects.
Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under
  • Erin McCluskey Wheeler
    With artist
    Bay Area artist and teacher Erin McCluskey Wheeler is known for her brightly colored works made from found papers, often bound together with looping brushstrokes.
Series Family Events
Saturday, January 12, 2019
3 PM

Recommended for ages 8 & up (younger kids welcome as listeners)

Join in reading about a girl trying to pursue her dreams while living at a motel, and get a copy of the book to enjoy wherever you live.
Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under
  • Jennifer Gordon
    Reading led by
    Jennifer Gordon is a librarian at Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley.
Series Family Events
6 PM
Saturday, January 12, 2019
6 PM
Vittorio De Sica,
Italy,
1948,
(93 mins)

Digital Restoration
Film to Table dinner follows the January 12 screening

De Sica’s tale of a father and son searching the streets of Rome for their stolen bicycle is a masterwork of Italian neorealism, “an allegory at once timeless and topical” (Village Voice).
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7:40 PM
Saturday, January 12, 2019
7:40 PM

Four-course dinner with wine pairing

Following our screening of Vittorio De Sica’s masterwork of Italian neorealism, join fellow cinephiles at our table for dinner and discussion.
At Babette
SOLD OUT
$75 per person. Film and dinner tickets must be purchased separately. Call Babette at (510) 684-3046 with questions.
8 PM
  • Film
Saturday, January 12, 2019
8 PM
Elmer Clifton, Ida Lupino,
United States,
1949,
(94 mins)

Digital Restoration

A waitress finds herself pregnant and out of options in Lupino’s dissection of small-town values and women’s choices (or lack of them), made with “a startling blend of compassion and invention” (New Yorker).  
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, January 13, 2019
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

1 PM
  • Film
Sunday, January 13, 2019
1 PM
Fritz Lang,
Germany,
1921,
(98 mins)

Digital Restoration

Lil Dagover stars as a woman who tries to save her lover from “the weary Death” in this Expressionist fantasy said to have influenced both Douglas Fairbanks and Alfred Hitchcock.
  • Bruce Loeb
    On Piano
Sunday, January 13, 2019
4 PM
(86 mins)
A tribute to one of the seminal figures in American experimental film, featuring the shorts Hall of Mirrors, Divided Loyalties, The Cup and the Lip, and Short Fuse, as well as personal remembrances and audio clips.
In Conversation
  • Alan Bernheimer
    Alan Bernheimer is a Berkeley poet who has written about narrative in Warren Sonbert’s films and his relationship with avant-garde writers.
  • Steve Anker
    Steve Anker is Co-Curator of film and video at the Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater (REDCAT) in downtown Los Angeles.
7 PM
  • Film
Sunday, January 13, 2019
7 PM
Kenji Mizoguchi,
Japan,
1953,
(96 mins)

BAMPFA Collection
BAMPFA Student Committee Pick

In sixteenth-century Japan, a potter has his head turned by a phantom enchantress, with predictable results. “A shattering experience, among the greatest movies ever made” (New York Times).
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
12 PM-1 PM
Peruse a series of the artist's notebooks, which offer insight into his singular approach, in the Works on Paper Study Center.
12 PM
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
12 PM
The MATRIX artist talks about Shinto traditions in Japan and how they have manifested in her felt sculptures and installation work.
Included with admission
3:10 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
3:10 PM
Jan Troell,
Denmark, Sweden,
2008,
(132 mins)

Added Screening!

Based on the life of Maria Larsson—wife, mother, and pioneering photographer in early twentieth-century Sweden—this exquisite period piece has much to tell us today about the bonds of family and the liberating power of art.
Special admission: General: $15; BAMPFA members: $11; UC Berkeley students: $7; UC Berkeley faculty and staff, non–UC Berkeley students, disabled persons, ages 65+ and 18 & under: $12.
In Conversation
  • Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell
  • Linda H. Rugg
    Linda H. Rugg is a scholar of literature and cinema and a professor in the Department of Scandinavian at UC Berkeley.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
7 PM
Michael Glawogger,
Austria, Germany,
2005,
(122 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Glawogger’s documentary starts from a global question—Is hard manual labor a thing of the past?—and finds the unflinching answer in portraits of grueling and dangerous professions in Ukraine, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and China.
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4–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, January 17, 2019
4–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, January 17, 2019
5 PM-6 PM
Peruse a series of the artist's notebooks, which offer insight into his singular approach, in the Works on Paper Study Center.
7 PM
Thursday, January 17, 2019
7 PM
Kon Ichikawa,
Japan,
1956,
(116 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

A lyrical, haunting requiem for the victims of war, set amid the giant Buddhas of Burma. Winner of the top prize at the Venice film festival and one of Ichikawa’s most famous films.
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4–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, January 18, 2019
4–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, January 18, 2019
1 PM–5 PM

Offsite workshop

Join MATRIX 273 artist Masako Miki at Untitled, San Francisco and create a poster for the 2019 Women's March.
At Pier 35, San Francisco
Included with admission to Untitled, San Francisco
6:30 PM
Friday, January 18, 2019
6:30 PM
Vittorio De Sica,
Italy,
1948,
(93 mins)

Digital Restoration
Film to Table dinner follows the January 12 screening

De Sica’s tale of a father and son searching the streets of Rome for their stolen bicycle is a masterwork of Italian neorealism, “an allegory at once timeless and topical” (Village Voice).
7 PM
Friday, January 18, 2019
7 PM

Programmed by Alix Blevins

Vocalist Anna Homler presents her performance persona Breadwoman, who lives outside of time and communicates with gestures and songs in a language that is both alien and familiar.
Included with admission
8:30 PM
  • Film
Friday, January 18, 2019
8:30 PM
F. W. Murnau,
Germany,
1922,
(94 mins)

Digital Restoration

Still among the most unnerving and poetic of horror films, investing the natural world with eerie incandescence. Max Schreck’s vampire is unforgettable—a living death, a walking ruin.
  • Bruce Loeb
    On Piano
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11 AM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, January 19, 2019
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, January 19, 2019
11:30 AM

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

Join fellow BAMPFA Curator's Circle members for a light breakfast and intimate tour of the groundbreaking art fair, Untitled, San Francisco now in a new location at Pier 35.
For Curator's Circle members only.
3:30 PM
  • Families
  • Film
Saturday, January 19, 2019
3:30 PM
Charlie Chaplin,
United States,
1925, reedited 1942,
(72 mins)

Recommended for ages 8 & up

A hapless prospector tries his luck in the frozen north in a film that glitters with some of Charlie Chaplin’s most memorable nuggets of comedy.
6 PM
  • Film
Saturday, January 19, 2019
6 PM
Michael Glawogger,
Austria,
1998,
(90 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Glawogger takes us deep into the megacities of Mexico City, Bombay, Moscow, and New York, telling stories of people struggling at the bottom of the urban food chain.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
8 PM
Mikio Naruse,
Japan,
1960,
(110 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Hideko Takamine portrays the consummate Naruse heroine: high-minded, determined, and out of her element in a sordid world. “An elegant essay in black-and-white CinemaScope . . . could give heartbreak lessons to Fassbinder and Sirk” (Village Voice). 
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, January 20, 2019
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

2 PM
  • Film
Sunday, January 20, 2019
2 PM
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Fritz Lang,
Germany,
1931,
(111 mins)

Digital Restoration
BAMPFA Student Committee Pick

This film is also screening on Wednesday, February 13, 3:10 PM as part of our series In Focus: Writing for Cinema featuring speakers David Thomson and Michael Ondaatje.

A precursor to American noir, Lang’s masterpiece is a terrifying excursion into an urban underworld where there are few moral distinctions between organized crime and organized law enforcement. With Peter Lorre in his definitive performance.
4:30 PM
  • Film
Sunday, January 20, 2019
4:30 PM
Elmer Clifton, Ida Lupino,
United States,
1949,
(94 mins)

Digital Restoration

A waitress finds herself pregnant and out of options in Lupino’s dissection of small-town values and women’s choices (or lack of them), made with “a startling blend of compassion and invention” (New Yorker).  
6:30 PM
Sunday, January 20, 2019
6:30 PM
Michael Glawogger,
Austria, Germany,
2005,
(122 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Glawogger’s documentary starts from a global question—Is hard manual labor a thing of the past?—and finds the unflinching answer in portraits of grueling and dangerous professions in Ukraine, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and China.
7 PM
Sunday, January 20, 2019
7 PM

Programmed by Mahealani Uchiyama

Experience the rich Hawaiian cultural tradition of hula kahiko (ancient dance), which includes chant, traditional songs, and stories.
Included with admission. Seating for Full is limited.
Series Full
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
12 PM-1 PM
Peruse a series of the artist's notebooks, which offer insight into his singular approach, in the Works on Paper Study Center.
12:15 PM
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
12:15 PM
Discover highlights from current exhibitions on a guided tour led by BAMPFA education staff.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
3:10 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
3:10 PM
Carol Reed,
United Kingdom,
1948,
(92 mins)
Graham Greene and Carol Reed’s gripping, gorgeously visualized thriller about a boy, a butler, and the butler’s secrets “reminds us of the glories of the black-and-white cinema at its peak” (New York Observer).
Special admission: General: $15; BAMPFA members: $11; UC Berkeley students: $7; UC Berkeley faculty and staff, non–UC Berkeley students, disabled persons, ages 65+ and 18 & under: $12.
In Conversation
  • David Thomson
    David Thomson is author of The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies—and What They Have Done to Us; Have You Seen . . . ?
  • Michael Ondaatje
    Michael Ondaatje is the prizewinning author of The English Patient, among other books. He will join David Thomson in conversation after the screening.
7 PM
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
7 PM
Sara Gómez,
Cuba,
1974–77,
(78 mins)

Imported 35mm Print

This masterpiece of Cuban cinema integrates documentary and fiction to offer an unflinching analysis of the problems of urban life and conflicts of race, class, sex, and religion in Castro’s Cuba.
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
5 PM-6 PM
Peruse a series of the artist's notebooks, which offer insight into his singular approach, in the Works on Paper Study Center.
4–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, January 24, 2019
4–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, January 24, 2019
12 PM
US-born, Taiwan-based playwright and director Lai introduces this season’s Arts + Design Thursdays series, which he cocurated.
Free admission
Thursday, January 24, 2019
5:30 PM
Artist John Zurier joins curator Apsara DiQuinzio for a multifaceted look at Harvey Quaytman’s art.
Included with admission
7 PM
  • Film
Thursday, January 24, 2019
7 PM
Fritz Lang,
Germany,
1926,
(149 mins)

The Complete Version

Evil leaders, enslaved citizens, the orgiastic super-rich, and messiah robots populate Lang’s dystopian classic. Now over ninety years old, and still one of the most essential, influential science fiction films of all time.
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4–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, January 25, 2019
4–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, January 25, 2019
4 PM
Michal Goldman,
United States,
2016,
(82 mins)
An intriguing overview of Egypt’s political history in the modern age, Nasser’s Republic examines the transformative influence of the country’s second president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, on the Arab world.
Friday, January 25, 2019
7 PM
Jean Eustache,
France,
1973,
(215 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Jean-Pierre Léaud as a castaway from the sixties and the sexual revolution, waffling between two women. “The greatest French film of the ’70s” (Cahiers du cinéma). “A searing masterpiece” (Chicago Reader).
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Saturday, January 26, 2019
10:00 AM

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

Join us for a convivial breakfast reception in Babette cafe, followed by curatorial presentations about the most exciting exhibtion and film programs coming up in the year ahead.
Curator's Circle members only event.
11 AM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, January 26, 2019
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, January 26, 2019
3 PM
Hayao Miyazaki,
Japan,
1984,
(116 mins)

Japanese Language Version
BAMPFA Student Committee Pick

In Miyazaki’s stirring animated epic, a girl both soldier and scientist seeks to reconcile the last remnants of her still-warring species with the monstrous biological order overtaking earth.
5:30 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Saturday, January 26, 2019
5:30 PM
Mia Hansen-Løve,
France,
2016,
(102 mins)
Philosophy professor Isabelle Huppert competently juggles career and family—until an unexpected series of events forces her to rethink her entire life—in Hansen-Løve’s festival favorite. “Huppert is extraordinary” (Time).
  • Mia Hansen-Løve
    In Person
7 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019
7 PM

Programmed by Chika Okoye and David Brazil

This performance pursues an inquiry into the complex layers of celebration, grief, tenderness, and untimely loss experienced by the black women and femmes who fight for black power and liberation.
Included with admission
Series Black Life
8:15 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Saturday, January 26, 2019
8:15 PM
Hou Hsiao-hsien,
Japan,
2003,
(107 mins)

Imported 35mm Print

Hou Hsiao-hsien pays tribute to Yasujiro Ozu in this meditative look at life and love in contemporary Tokyo, starring Tadanobu Asano. “The plot is spare, but the sounds, images, and ambience are indelible” (Jonathan Rosenbaum).
  • Mia Hansen-Løve
    Introduction
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, January 27, 2019
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

2 PM
Sunday, January 27, 2019
2 PM
(63 mins)
A local art cinema pioneer in the 1940s, Stauffacher made films celebrating the Bay Area’s history, landscape, and urban sites. We present his three short works, plus James Broughton’s Mother’s Day, with cinematography by Stauffacher.
  • Barbara Stauffacher Solomon
    In Person
    Artist and graphic designer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon’s Art Wall installation is currently on view at BAMPFA.
4 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Sunday, January 27, 2019
4 PM
Mia Hansen-Løve,
France,
2011,
(110 mins)

BAMPFA Student Committee Pick

A young woman moves beyond a teenage love affair in Hansen-Løve’s semiautobiographical film, both a nuanced portrayal of evolving relationships and a study of the creative power generated through love.
  • Mia Hansen-Løve
    In Person
7 PM
Sunday, January 27, 2019
7 PM
Masahiro Shinoda,
Japan,
1969,
(100 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Shinoda’s “remix” of a classic Japanese bunraku puppet play finds live actors, puppets, and their handlers all part of the action, heightened by a Brechtian divide between “story” and “telling” and a jarring score by Toru Takemitsu.
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Monday, January 28, 2019
6:30 PM

Presented by Berkeley Arts + Design

Local writer Frock joins the cultural affairs officers of the cities of Berkeley and Oakland for an imaginative conversation about the possibilities for culturally enriched civic spaces in urban communities.
Free admission
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
12 PM-1 PM
Peruse a series of the artist's notebooks, which offer insight into his singular approach, in the Works on Paper Study Center.
12:15 PM
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
12:15 PM
Discover highlights from current exhibitions on a guided tour led by BAMPFA education staff.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
3:10 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
3:10 PM
Mia Hansen-Løve,
France,
2016,
(102 mins)
Philosophy professor Isabelle Huppert competently juggles career and family—until an unexpected series of events forces her to rethink her entire life—in Hansen-Løve’s festival favorite. “Huppert is extraordinary” (Time).
Special admission: General: $15; BAMPFA members: $11; UC Berkeley students: $7; UC Berkeley faculty and staff, non–UC Berkeley students, disabled persons, ages 65+ and 18 & under: $12.
In Conversation
  • Mia Hansen-Løve
  • Linda H. Rugg
    Linda H. Rugg is a scholar of literature and cinema and a professor in the Department of Scandinavian at UC Berkeley. She will join writer/director Mia Hansen-Løve in conversation after the screening.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
4:30 PM
Hear from the authors of the new publication Bruce Nauman: Spatial Encounters, the first book devoted solely to the artist’s architectural installations.
Included with admission
Series Readings
7 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
7 PM
Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk,
Egypt,
2015,
(71 mins)
Ten Egyptian workers distill their experiences of injustice and exploitation at the hands of bosses, police, and the court system into a series of vignettes for this documentary that engages “ideas about labor, social justice, and the circulation of images” (MoMA).
  • Jasmina Metwaly
    In Person
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Thursday, January 31, 2019
5 PM-6 PM
Peruse a series of the artist's notebooks, which offer insight into his singular approach, in the Works on Paper Study Center.
4–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, January 31, 2019
4–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, January 31, 2019
12 PM
Playwright and director Zimmerman—whose play Metamorphoses appears at Berkeley Rep this season—joins Arts + Design Thursdays series cocurator Lai to discuss adaptation as a theatrical method.
Free admission
7 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Thursday, January 31, 2019
7 PM
Mia Hansen-Løve,
France,
2009,
(110 mins)
An indie film producer juggles vocation, familial demands, and impending financial ruin in this bittersweet portrait of complex relationships in the world of cinema and beyond, inspired by the real life of producer Humbert Balsan.
  • Mia Hansen-Løve
    In Person
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4–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, February 1, 2019
4–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

6:30 PM
Friday, February 1, 2019
6:30 PM
Jean-Luc Godard,
France, Switzerland,
2018,
(84 mins)
The newest essay film by Jean-Luc Godard is “a kaleidoscopic bulletin on the state of our world” (Variety). Winner of the first Special Palme d’Or award in the history of the Cannes Film Festival.
Friday, February 1, 2019
7 PM

Programmed by Alix Blevins

Sarah Davachi presents an evening of modern compositions for electric organ and Mellotron, with an opening performance by composer and sound artist Sean McCann.
Included with admission
8:30 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Friday, February 1, 2019
8:30 PM
Gérard Blain,
France,
1974,
(83 mins)

Imported 35mm Print

A jazz musician and new father winds up in jail to satisfy his wife’s upwardly mobile desires; years later, she’s remarried, and he’s an ex-con trying to get back into his son’s life. An achingly moving portrait of paternal love and desperate measures.
  • Mia Hansen-Løve
    Introduction
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11 AM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, February 2, 2019
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, February 2, 2019
2 PM
Michal Goldman,
United States,
2016,
(82 mins)
An intriguing overview of Egypt’s political history in the modern age, Nasser’s Republic examines the transformative influence of the country’s second president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, on the Arab world.
Saturday, February 2, 2019
4:30 PM
Fritz Lang,
Germany,
1924,
(148 mins)

Digital Restoration

Lang’s two-part superproduction of the thirteenth-century saga that also inspired Wagner’s Ring cycle is a triumph of studio artifice. “Stunning . . . very highly recommended” (Chicago Reader).
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
7:30 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:30 PM
Mia Hansen-Løve,
France,
2007,
(105 mins)
Hansen-Løve’s assured debut feature is a generous, unflinching look at a loving family gradually undone by addiction. Winner of France’s Louis Deluc Prize for Best First Film.
  • Mia Hansen-Løve
    In Person