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Sunday, November 25, 2018
3 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
2000,
(100 mins)
A great filmmaker pays homage to another: Bergman’s television play documents a behind-the-scene moment from the creation of Victor Sjöström’s silent film classic The Phantom Carriage, one of Bergman’s favorite works.
Screening in Theater 2; regular film ticket prices apply
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3:30 PM
Sunday, November 25, 2018
3:30 PM
Stanley Kubrick,
United Kingdom, United States,
1968,
(159 mins)

50th Anniversary Rerelease

Kubrick harnesses the widescreen, epic format for an intensely metaphysical experience in space and time. Since 2001’s release fifty years ago, “no movie has matched its solemnly jaw-dropping techno-poetic majesty” (Variety).
Screening includes intermission
7 PM
Sunday, November 25, 2018
7 PM
Luchino Visconti,
France, Italy,
1974,
(121 mins)

Imported 35mm Print

When aging professor Burt Lancaster rents the upper flat of his palazzo to a Roman matron and her gigolo, his life’s denouement is invaded by la dolce vita.
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Monday, November 26, 2018
6:30 PM

Presented by the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice, Art21 and Berkeley Arts + Design.

A screening of highlights from the ninth season of the Art21 TV program Art in the Twenty-First Century, with Syjuco and Hershman Leeson—both featured in the show—in person.
Free admission
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
12:15 PM
Explore the works on view in Old Masters in a New Light with tours led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
3:10 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
3:10 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1982,
(188 mins)
This chronicle of an early twentieth-century theatrical family, told from the perspective of a young brother and sister, is comic and tragic, opulent and intellectual, mystical and autobiographical. Bergman called it “the sum total of my life as a filmmaker.”
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.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
6 PM

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

Director and Chief Curator Lawrence Rinder and special guest Alan Templeton will guide Curator's Circle members through Old Masters in a New Light: Rediscovering the European Collection and share highlights and discoveries related to the exhibition.
Curator's Circle members only event.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
7 PM
(84 mins)
Three works bear personal witness to collective histories, from Auschwitz to the Japanese internment to postwar Japan: Rea Tajiri’s History and Memory, Abraham Ravett’s The March, and Jeffrey Skoller’s recent The Unimagined Lives of Our Neighbors.
  • Jeffrey Skoller
    In Person
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4 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, November 29, 2018
4 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, November 29, 2018
7 PM
Shinsuke Ogawa,
Japan,
1968,
(108 mins)

Archival Print

Ogawa’s battle-scarred call-to-arms follows Japanese student activists and radical laborers fighting against forced eviction. A classic of activist documentary by an essential but little-known filmmaker.
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Friday, November 30, 2018
12 PM
UC Berkeley art history professor Olson explores the close relationship between religious experience and eroticism in two works on view in Old Masters in a New Light.
Included with admission
4 PM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, November 30, 2018
4 PM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, November 30, 2018
6 PM
Cultivating a spirit of playful experimentation, participants will explore the intersection of language, image, and identity through freeform collage.
Included with admission
Series Workshops
7 PM
Friday, November 30, 2018
7 PM
Luchino Visconti,
France, Italy,
1976,
(129 mins)

Imported 35mm Print

Giancarlo Giannini in Visconti’s final work, a sumptuous, sensuous adaptation of the d’Annunzio novel. “One of Visconti’s most beautiful films [and] one of his most terse, most dramatically economical” (New York Times).
7:30 PM
Friday, November 30, 2018
7:30 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
2000,
(100 mins)
A great filmmaker pays homage to another: Bergman’s television play documents a behind-the-scene moment from the creation of Victor Sjöström’s silent film classic The Phantom Carriage, one of Bergman’s favorite works.
Screening in Theater 2; regular film ticket prices apply
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11 AM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, December 1, 2018
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, December 1, 2018
1 PM

Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

Collaborate with other workshop participants to create a performance, complete with costumes and props.
Included with admission
Series Workshops
Saturday, December 1, 2018
5:30 PM
Jiří Trnka,
Czechoslovakia,
1954,
(86 mins)
This riotous antiauthoritarian satire—a stop-motion adaptation of the famous Czech antiwar novel—follows a beer-loving, order-ignoring infantryman who “speaks truth to power” by simply repeating its idiocies. Screening with The Two Frosts.
7:30 PM
  • Film
Saturday, December 1, 2018
7:30 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
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, December 2, 2018
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

12:30 PM
Sunday, December 2, 2018
12:30 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1973,
(284 mins)

Digital Restoration

Bergman’s masterful reconstruction of the dissolution of a “perfect twosome” (Erland Josephson and Liv Ullmann) is “a movie of . . . extraordinary intimacy” (New York Times).
Presented with intermissions
Sunday, December 2, 2018
2 PM
Explore the works on view in Old Masters in a New Light with tours led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
Sunday, December 2, 2018
7 PM
Sara Driver,
United States,
2017,
(78 mins)
Found footage, home movies, and contemporary interviews chronicle the artistic emergence of Jean-Michel Basquiat, who used New York City as both a canvas and a stage. “A treasure” (Hollywood Reporter).
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Monday, December 3, 2018
6:30 PM

Presented by Berkeley Arts + Design and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at UC Berkeley

Join a roundtable that responds to a seminal report on the necessary role of the arts, design, and the humanities in the future of work and higher education.
Free admission
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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
12:15 PM
Explore the works on view in Old Masters in a New Light with tours led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
7:00 PM
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
7:00 PM
(84 mins)

BAMPFA Student Committee Pick

A selection of Trnka’s 1960s masterpieces: politically defiant, visually innovative, surrealist, and satirical. Includes  Archangel Gabriel and Mistress Goose, based on a story from the Decameron, and Trnka’s last film, the great antiauthoritarian parable The Hand.
  • Jan Pinkava
    Introduction
    Jan Pinkava is creative director of Google Spotlight Stories and an Academy Award–winning director; his career in animation spans a quarter century, including thirteen years at Pixar, where he wrote a
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Families
  • Free
Thursday, December 6, 2018
11 AM–7 PM
Thursday, December 6, 2018
1:15 PM
Explore the works on view in Old Masters in a New Light with tours led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
4 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, December 6, 2018
4 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

4 PM–7 PM
Thursday, December 6, 2018
4 PM–7 PM
See how artists see themselves in this selection of works from the collection.
Free admission
Series Five Tables
7 PM
  • Film
Thursday, December 6, 2018
7 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1968,
(103 mins)
Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow star in “Bergman’s simple, masterly vision of normal war and what it does to survivors. Set a tiny step into the future, the film has the inevitability of a common dream” (Pauline Kael).
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Friday, December 7, 2018

For all members

For one weekend only, all BAMPFA members get twenty-percent off at the BAMPFA Store!
Members-only sale
Friday, December 7, 2018
4 PM
Sara Driver,
United States,
2017,
(78 mins)
Found footage, home movies, and contemporary interviews chronicle the artistic emergence of Jean-Michel Basquiat, who used New York City as both a canvas and a stage. “A treasure” (Hollywood Reporter).
4 PM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, December 7, 2018
4 PM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, December 7, 2018
6 PM

Programmed by MK Chavez

Readings by two poets whose work weaves together ritual, performance, and collaborative experimentation.
Included with admission
Series Readings
7 PM
  • Film
Friday, December 7, 2018
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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Saturday, December 8, 2018

For all members

For one weekend only, all BAMPFA members get twenty-percent off at the BAMPFA Store!
Members-only sale
1–2:30 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2018
1–2:30 PM

For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

Explore the 3-D artistic experiments on view in Dimensionism and create sculptural artworks of your own.
Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under
  • Jennie Smith
    With artist
    Jennie Smith earned her MFA from UC Berkeley. When she is not drawing in her own studio, she can be found at the de Young Museum making art with kids from all over the Bay Area.
Series Family Events
11:30–1 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:30–1 PM

For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

Explore the 3-D artistic experiments on view in Dimensionism and create sculptural artworks of your own.
Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under
  • Jennie Smith
    With artist
    Jennie Smith earned her MFA from UC Berkeley. When she is not drawing in her own studio, she can be found at the de Young Museum making art with kids from all over the Bay Area.
Series Family Events
2:30 PM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, December 8, 2018
2:30 PM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

3 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2018
3 PM

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

Start reading the story of a deaf girl who discovers her special powers, and pick up a copy of the book to keep reading at home.
Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under
  • Suzy Mead
    Reading led by
    Suzy Mead is a librarian at Washington Elementary School in Berkeley.
Series Family Events
5:30 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2018
5:30 PM
Billy Wilder,
United States,
1960,
(125 mins)

Digital Restoration
Film to Table dinner follows the December 8 screening

Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray, and Shirley MacLaine in a riotously acidic tale of sex and corporate success. This winner of Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Art Direction is “an American classic” (New York Times).
7:40 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2018
7:40 PM

Four-course dinner with wine pairing

Following our screening of Billy Wilder's riotously acidic tale of sex and corporate success, join fellow cinephiles at our table for dinner and discussion. Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray, and Shirley MacLaine star in this American classic, which won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Art Direction.
At Babette
$75 per person. Film and dinner tickets must be purchased separately. Call Babette at (510) 684-3046 with questions.
Saturday, December 8, 2018
8 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1970,
(101 mins)
Bergman’s second color film is one of his sparest and most straightforward, involving four people who escape to a remote Swedish island, yet remain unable to escape the injustice of the modern world. “One of Bergman’s most beautiful films” (New York Times).
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Sunday, December 9, 2018

For all members

For one weekend only, all BAMPFA members get twenty-percent off at the BAMPFA Store!
Members-only sale
11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, December 9, 2018
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

2 PM
  • Families
  • Film
  • In-Person
Sunday, December 9, 2018
2 PM
Jiří Trnka,
Czechoslovakia,
1959,

35mm Archival Print
Recommended for ages 12 & up

This bewitching stop-motion adaptation of Shakespeare’s romantic tale is a masterpiece of surpassing, balletic beauty that plays out amidst a garlanded, pastel dreamscape. With short The Devil’s Mill.
  • Jan Pinkava
    Introduction
    Jan Pinkava is creative director of Google Spotlight Stories and an Academy Award–winning director; his career in animation spans a quarter century, including thirteen years at Pixar, where he wrote a
Sunday, December 9, 2018
4:30 PM
Robert Wiene,
Germany,
1920,
(77 mins)

4K Digital Restoration

The quintessential German Expressionist film translates narrative and psychology into stunning set design.
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
Sunday, December 9, 2018
7 PM
Nathaniel Kahn,
United States,
2018,
(98 mins)
Featuring an impressive cast of art world characters, including artists Jeff Koons and Gerhard Richter, this documentary is a lively exploration of the uneasy but inextricable relationship between art and money.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
6 PM
MATRIX artist Arthur Jafa and UC Berkeley professor Stephen Best talk about the move from the cinema screen to the gallery, the politics of aesthetics, and the turn toward “Afropessimism.”
Included with admission
7 PM
  • Film
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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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Thursday, December 13, 2018
12 PM
A visiting scholar from UC Berkeley’s Center for Japanese Studies lead an expert tour of Ink, Paper, Silk.
Included with admission
4 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, December 13, 2018
4 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

7 PM
  • Film
Thursday, December 13, 2018
7 PM
Liv Ullmann,
Sweden,
2000,
(155 mins)

Imported 35mm Print

Marriage and infidelity have rarely been treated as intelligently as in Liv Ullmann’s masterful adaptation of a screenplay by Ingmar Bergman, featuring a narcissistic filmmaker also named Bergman. “An unqualified triumph” (Los Angeles Times).
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4 PM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, December 14, 2018
4 PM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

6:30 PM
  • Film
Friday, December 14, 2018
6:30 PM
Ermanno Olmi,
Italy,
1961,
(93 mins)
Olmi’s humane, funny, and heartbreaking portrait of a young man embarking on his first job in Milan captures the alienation and regimentation of the working world.
7 PM
Friday, December 14, 2018
7 PM

Programmed by Alix Blevins

Bill Orcutt premieres The Truth About Tuning, a new piece for his open source computer music program called I Dropped My Phone the Screen Cracked. With an opening performance by Voicehandler.
Included with admission
8:30 PM
Friday, December 14, 2018
8:30 PM
Billy Wilder,
United States,
1960,
(125 mins)

Digital Restoration
Film to Table dinner follows the December 8 screening

Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray, and Shirley MacLaine in a riotously acidic tale of sex and corporate success. This winner of Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Art Direction is “an American classic” (New York Times).
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11 AM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, December 15, 2018
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

3:30 PM
Saturday, December 15, 2018
3:30 PM
Jiří Trnka,
Czechoslovakia,
1948,
(82 mins)

35mm Archival Print
Recommended for ages 6 & up

Trnka’s adaptation of a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale about a young Chinese emperor enraptured by the song of a mechanical nightingale is awash in lavish storybook imagery. With short Why UNESCO?
6 PM
Saturday, December 15, 2018
6 PM
F. W. Murnau,
Germany,
1924,
(90 mins)
A proud hotel doorman falls from grace in Murnau’s classic of German Expressionism, whose roving camerawork and hallucinatory imagery “changed the way that movies were made” (Dave Kehr).
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
7 PM
  • In-Person
  • Performance
Saturday, December 15, 2018
7 PM

Programmed by Chika Okoye and David Brazil

Writer Akande X shares a multimedia presentation on the intersection of blackness, comedy, the Internet, and politics.
Included with admission
Series Black Life
8 PM
Saturday, December 15, 2018
8 PM
Kenji Mizoguchi,
Japan,
1954,
(126 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Bring all your senses and your handkerchief to this haunting tale of a family (led by Kinuyo Tanaka) victimized by the cruel practices of feudal Japan, “developed with intuition, cunning, and an overarching sense of tragedy” (SF Weekly).
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, December 16, 2018
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

2 PM
Sunday, December 16, 2018
2 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1975,
(176 mins)

Full-Length Television Version

Liv Ullmann gives a devastating performance in Bergman’s wrenching portrait of a successful psychiatrist on the brink of mental collapse. Bergman: “Regard it as a surgeon’s scalpel. Not everyone will welcome it.”
Presented with an intermission
Sunday, December 16, 2018
2:00 PM
Explore the works on view in Old Masters in a New Light with tours led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
6:30 PM
Sunday, December 16, 2018
6:30 PM
Akira Kurosawa,
Japan,
1943,
(80 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

A young man learns dedication and discipline in life—and judo—in Kurosawa’s debut film, “a must for Kurosawa admirers” (Los Angeles Times).
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
7 PM
(74 mins)
See the range of Trnka’s craftmanship and artistry, from early hand-drawn cartoons to surrealist interventions to the expressive beauty of his stop-motion beginnings. The program includes Romance with Double Bass, The Gift, Springman and the SS, and more. 
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4 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, December 20, 2018
4 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, December 20, 2018
7 PM
Ermanno Olmi,
Italy,
1978,
(186 mins)

Digital Restoration

Olmi won the Cannes Palme d’Or with this intimate epic of life, love, and work among three peasant families in turn-of-the-century Italy, a film of majesty made from minutiae. “A fully articulated work of cinematic art” (Andrew Sarris).
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Friday, December 21, 2018
4 PM
Nathaniel Kahn,
United States,
2018,
(98 mins)
Featuring an impressive cast of art world characters, including artists Jeff Koons and Gerhard Richter, this documentary is a lively exploration of the uneasy but inextricable relationship between art and money.
4 PM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, December 21, 2018
4 PM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, December 21, 2018
7 PM

Programmed by PC Muñoz, copresented by the JCC East Bay.

Acclaimed San Francisco recording artist and producer PC Muñoz leads an all-star ensemble through a lovingly crafted reimagination of Carole King’s blockbuster album Tapestry.
Included with admission. Seating for Full is limited.
Series Full
Friday, December 21, 2018
7 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1982,
(183 mins)

Theatrical Version

This chronicle of an early twentieth-century theatrical family, told from the perspective of a young brother and sister, is comic and tragic, opulent and intellectual, mystical and autobiographical.
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11 AM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, December 22, 2018
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, December 22, 2018
6 PM
Milos Forman,
Czechoslovakia,
1967,
(75 mins)

Digital Restoration

A small-town party thrown by the local fire brigade soon goes up in flames in Forman’s takedown of bureaucracies big and small. Both sweet-natured and biting enough to worry Czech authorities, this satire is also “a tragicomedy of old age” (Raymond Durgnat).
8 PM
Saturday, December 22, 2018
8 PM
Billy Wilder,
United States,
1960,
(125 mins)

Digital Restoration
Film to Table dinner follows the December 8 screening

Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray, and Shirley MacLaine in a riotously acidic tale of sex and corporate success. This winner of Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Art Direction is “an American classic” (New York Times).
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, December 23, 2018
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Sunday, December 23, 2018
2 PM
Sara Driver,
United States,
2017,
(78 mins)
Found footage, home movies, and contemporary interviews chronicle the artistic emergence of Jean-Michel Basquiat, who used New York City as both a canvas and a stage. “A treasure” (Hollywood Reporter).
Sunday, December 23, 2018
4 PM
Milos Forman,
Czechoslovakia,
1967,
(75 mins)

Digital Restoration

A small-town party thrown by the local fire brigade soon goes up in flames in Forman’s takedown of bureaucracies big and small. Both sweet-natured and biting enough to worry Czech authorities, this satire is also “a tragicomedy of old age” (Raymond Durgnat).
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Wednesday, December 26, 2018
All Day
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
4 PM
Nathaniel Kahn,
United States,
2018,
(98 mins)
Featuring an impressive cast of art world characters, including artists Jeff Koons and Gerhard Richter, this documentary is a lively exploration of the uneasy but inextricable relationship between art and money.
6:30 PM
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
6:30 PM
Edmund Goulding,
United States,
1932,
(113 mins)

35mm Archival Print

Edmund Goulding’s masterpiece of set design and art direction tracks the denizens of Berlin’s Grand Hotel before the rise of fascism. The all-star cast includes Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, and John Barrymore.
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Thursday, December 27, 2018
All Day
12 PM
Thursday, December 27, 2018
12 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1983,
(312 mins)

Full-Length Television Version

A rare theatrical presentation of Bergman’s magnum opus in its full-length television version, which runs more than five hours. Bergman himself described the project as “the sum total of my life as a filmmaker.”
Presented with intermissions
4 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Thursday, December 27, 2018
4 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

7 PM
Thursday, December 27, 2018
7 PM
Billy Wilder,
United States,
1960,
(125 mins)

Digital Restoration
Film to Table dinner follows the December 8 screening

Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray, and Shirley MacLaine in a riotously acidic tale of sex and corporate success. This winner of Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Art Direction is “an American classic” (New York Times).
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Friday, December 28, 2018
All Day
2:30 PM
  • Families
  • Film
Friday, December 28, 2018
2:30 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.
4 PM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Friday, December 28, 2018
4 PM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

4:15 PM
Friday, December 28, 2018
4:15 PM
Yasujiro Ozu,
Japan,
1951,
(125 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

An exquisite, faintly melancholy portrait of a family, with Setsuko Hara as the daughter on whose marriage everything depends. “I wanted to depict the cycles of life, the transience of life” (Ozu).
7 PM
  • Film
Friday, December 28, 2018
7 PM
F. W. Murnau,
Germany,
1926,
(107 mins)
Murnau’s version of the Faust legend is a masterwork of chiaroscuro lighting, and helped redefine what black-and-white cinematography could accomplish. Emil Jannings stars as a subtly mischievous Mephistopheles.
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
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11 AM–9 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Saturday, December 29, 2018
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

3 PM
  • Families
  • Film
Saturday, December 29, 2018
3 PM
Hayao Miyazaki,
Japan,
2001,
(125 mins)

English-language version
Recommended for ages 8 & up

In this Oscar-winning animated fantasy, a ten-year-old girl and her parents stumble upon an abandoned theme park that turns out to be a true magic kingdom.
5:30 PM
  • Film
Saturday, December 29, 2018
5:30 PM
Ermanno Olmi,
Italy,
1961,
(93 mins)
Olmi’s humane, funny, and heartbreaking portrait of a young man embarking on his first job in Milan captures the alienation and regimentation of the working world.
7:45 PM
Saturday, December 29, 2018
7:45 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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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
Sunday, December 30, 2018
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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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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
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
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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