October 2021

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
7 PM
Dziga Vertov,
USSR,
1929,
(76 mins)
An ecstatic portrait of a city and its inhabitants and a compendium of camera and editing techniques, commenting on itself and our own watching, “Dziga Vertov’s experimental silent documentary upends reality in ways that are still dizzying, thrilling and strangely sexy” (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Judith Rosenberg
    On Piano
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Thursday, September 30, 2021
12 PM

Available to the general public as livestream only. UC Berkeley students may attend in person with valid Cal One ID.

Pablo Gonzalez explores what it means to produce public art in an era of permanent protest through his collaborative project documenting murals in downtown Oakland.
12:15 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Thursday, September 30, 2021
12:15 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
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Friday, October 1, 2021
12 PM
In the first in a series of gallery talks with local artists featured in New Time, Tammy Rae Carland, Michele Pred, and Catherine Wagner each address their work in the exhibition.
Included with admission
2 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Friday, October 1, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Saturday, October 2, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Sunday, October 3, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
2 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Sunday, October 3, 2021
2 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
3 PM
Sunday, October 3, 2021
3 PM
Scholar and collector Alan Templeton offers tours of The Enduring Mark with an emphasis on the evolution of drawing styles and the iconography of individual works featured in the exhibition.
Included with admission
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7 PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
7 PM
Al Wong,
United States,
1977,
(64 mins)

BAMPFA Preservation

Local filmmaker Al Wong presents and discusses his meditative Twin Peaks, in which he recorded driving the looping roads around Twin Peaks for a year, in different seasons and times of day, as well as his conceptual installation Screen, Projector & Film.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Al Wong
    In Person
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4–7 PM
  • Art
  • Free
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Thursday, October 7, 2021
4–7 PM
Feet and hands are notoriously difficult to draw—the inspiration for this month’s theme.
Included with admission
Thursday, October 7, 2021
12 PM

Available to the general public as livestream only. UC Berkeley students may attend in person with valid Cal One ID.

Join artist Stephanie Syjuco for an overview of her work and her processes for developing creative strategies for questioning the world and exploring new alternatives.
12:15 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Thursday, October 7, 2021
12:15 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
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2 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Friday, October 8, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
7 PM
  • Film
Friday, October 8, 2021
7 PM
Apichatpong Weerasethakul,
China, Colombia, France, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom,
2021,
(136 mins)
Set in Colombia and starring Tilda Swinton, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s first feature film made outside of Thailand covers familiar thematic terrain for the veteran director in its exploration of the blurred boundaries between the natural world and spirit realm, and the way that collective traumas reemerge as memories and dreams.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Saturday, October 9, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
12:30 PM
Saturday, October 9, 2021
12:30 PM

For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

Inspired by the volumes and lines in Kay Sekimachi’s art, use maps of the Bay Area to make connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms with artist Melissa Sarris.
Advance registration required. The registration form will be available on Wednesday, October 6, and Thursday, October 7. You will receive a Zoom link on Saturday, October 9.
  • Melissa Sarris
    With artist
    Melissa Sarris is an artist living in New York’s Hudson Valley. She has been a quiltmaker for many years and in 2013 received her MFA from the University of Albany.
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Saturday, October 9, 2021
2:30 PM

Recommended for ages 8 and up

Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? This uplifting story brings Korean folklore to life as a girl goes on a quest to unlock the power of stories and save her grandmother.
Advance registration required. The registration form will be available on Wednesday, October 6, and Thursday, October 7. You will receive a Zoom link on Saturday, October 9.
  • Mardawn Wendt
    Reading led by
    Mardawn Wendt is a librarian at Berkeley Arts Magnet Elementary School in Berkeley.
Series Family Events
5 PM
Saturday, October 9, 2021
5 PM
Céline Sciamma,
France,
2021,
(72 mins)
“Secrets aren’t always things we try to hide, there’s just no one to tell them to,” says eight-year-old Nelly to her new best friend. In Céline Sciamma’s achingly beautiful new film, the past and present magically merge to ease the sorrows of a grieving mother and daughter.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times
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7 PM
  • Film
Saturday, October 9, 2021
7 PM
Asghar Farhadi ,
Iran,
2021,
(127 mins)
Acclaimed filmmaker Asghar Farhadi returns with another gripping human drama, chronicling a man (Amir Jadidi) in prison for an unpaid debt who makes a plan for freedom. Brilliantly mapping out a moral dilemma and astutely examining our fascination with (and suspicion of) folk heroes, A Hero travels an unpredictable, unforgettable path.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Sunday, October 10, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
1 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Free
  • In-Person
  • Workshop
Sunday, October 10, 2021
1 PM
Learn the process of risograph printing in the BAMPFA Art Lab as we make a collaborative poster celebrating feminist icons. Bring a photograph, book, magazine, or printout of your selected icon.
Register in advance to participate in this in-person workshop; space is limited.
Series Workshops
2 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Sunday, October 10, 2021
2 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
3 PM
Sunday, October 10, 2021
3 PM
Scholar and collector Alan Templeton offers tours of The Enduring Mark with an emphasis on the evolution of drawing styles and the iconography of individual works featured in the exhibition.
Included with admission
4 PM
Sunday, October 10, 2021
4 PM
Antonio Méndez Esparza,
Spain, United States,
2020,
(115 mins)
This powerful fly-on-the-wall documentary spends one month in Florida’s Tallahassee Unified Family Court system, shining a needed light on the results of economic disparities in that community. Sometimes shocking, sometimes uncomfortable, it’s a nonetheless nuanced and necessary look into a world too few people know about.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
Sunday, October 10, 2021
7 PM
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun,
Belgium, Chad, France, Germany,
2021,
(87 mins)
Pioneering Chadian auteur Mahamat-Saleh Haroun is in blistering form with his latest film, a feminist social realist drama exploring abortion rights in conservative, patriarchal Chadian society through the experiences of a mother and her teenage daughter.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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Monday, October 11, 2021
6:30 PM

This event will be in Spanish with English interpretation available through the Zoom interpretation feature. 

Sebastián Calfuqueo and Natalia Brizuela explore the differences between the Indigenous world and Western culture through their works.
Free and open to the public; online only.
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7 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
7 PM
Aisling Chin-Yee, Chase Joynt,
Canada,
2020,
(80 mins)
“No Ordinary Man . . . is a genre unto itself, a meta-biographical film about a musician who earned his place in history posthumously, for reasons that he carefully avoided revealing throughout his life.” —Richard Brody, New Yorker
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  • Mel Y. Chen
    Introduction
    Mel Y. Chen is an associate professor of Gender & Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley and Director of the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture.
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Thursday, October 14, 2021
12 PM

Available to the general public as livestream only. UC Berkeley students may attend in person with valid Cal One ID.

The author and programmer Vikram Chandra discusses how new writing tools such as artificial intelligence can inform creative work. 
12:15 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Thursday, October 14, 2021
12:15 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
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2 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Friday, October 15, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
7 PM
Friday, October 15, 2021
7 PM
Mia Hansen-Løve,
Belgium, France, Germany, Sweden,
2021,
(112 mins)
One of Mia Hansen-Løve’s most autobiographical films to date, Bergman Island continues her ongoing exploration of the existential dynamic between work and love. Vicky Krieps plays a writer/director who struggles to find her own voice in a drama resonant with moments of humor, mystery, and self-realization.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Saturday, October 16, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
4:30 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Saturday, October 16, 2021
4:30 PM
Andres Alegria, Abel Sanchez,
United States,
2021,
(85 mins)
Building on the legacy of late civil rights activist and labor leader Cesar Chavez, and the pride inspired by the Chicano Movement of the 1960s, this documentary showcases the music of that era—a powerful soundtrack for farmworkers who until then felt invisible and unheard.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Person
  • Andres Alegria
  • Abel Sanchez
Saturday, October 16, 2021
7 PM
Susan Stern,
United States,
2021,
(71 mins)
A star in San Francisco’s influential underground comics scene of the late 1960s and ’70s, Rodriguez created beautifully rendered art that was nonetheless raunchy, politically radical, and sometimes willfully offensive. His filmmaker widow parses a complex personality and artistic legacy, both of them dazzling if often wildly at odds with today’s cultural norms.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Victoria B. Fender
    In Person
    Victoria B. Fender is an associate producer and editor of Bad Attitude: The Art of Spain Rodriguez.
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
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Sunday, October 17, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
2 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Sunday, October 17, 2021
2 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
3 PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021
3 PM
Scholar and collector Alan Templeton offers tours of The Enduring Mark with an emphasis on the evolution of drawing styles and the iconography of individual works featured in the exhibition.
Included with admission
3 PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021
3 PM
Ryûsuke Hamaguchi,
Japan,
2021,
(179 mins)
In this enchanting narrative, a theater director reeling from family tragedy is invited to direct a production of Uncle Vanya in Hiroshima. He’s assigned a driver, and during their time together, the two unburden themselves of their personal traumas. Winner of the Cannes Best Screenplay Award, Drive My Car is an exquisitely crafted mosaic about emotional connection.
Special admission: General: $16.50; BAMPFA members, CFI members: $14; Seniors (65+), disabled persons: $15; Youth (12 & under), students, educators (with valid ID): $8. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to these programs. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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Monday, October 18, 2021
6:30 PM
The multimedia artist Shimon Attie discusses his work addressing important sociopolitical issues of our time, including <em>Night Watch</em>, on view on BAMPFA's Outdoor Sceen.
Free and open to the public; online only.
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021
7 PM
(90 mins)

Guest curated by Wakae Nakane and Miryam Sas
Cosponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley

In the 1990s, a surge of women filmmakers began working in the Japanese experimental film scene. This selection of rarely seen works critically and playfully explores the ritualistic nature of women’s life.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • Wakae Nakane
    Wakae Nakane is a PhD student in cinema and media studies at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, whose research interests include Japanese film and culture and feminist the
  • Miryam Sas
    Miryam Sas is a professor of comparative literature and film and media at UC Berkeley.
7:30 PM
  • In-Person
  • Performance
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
7:30 PM

Programmed by William Skeen

Explore the galleries and discover exciting performances in our dramatic space on the night of each full moon.
Included with Admission
Series Performances
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Thursday, October 21, 2021
12 PM

Available to the general public as livestream only. UC Berkeley students may attend in person with valid Cal One ID.

Through sharing her experiences creating literary works, author Aya de Leon discusses why new times demand new narratives and new heroes. 
12:15 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Thursday, October 21, 2021
12:15 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
7 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Thursday, October 21, 2021
7 PM
Nicolás Pereda,
Canada, Mexico,
2020,
(105 mins)
An actor’s ambivalence toward participating in Narcos: Mexico helped shape Nicolás Pereda’s newest work, which channels his familiar concerns—the rhythms, conversations, and silences of Mexico—into an off-kilter, metafictional investigation of storytelling and performance.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Nicolás Pereda
    In Person
    Nicolás Pereda will be in person for both screenings.
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12 PM
Friday, October 22, 2021
12 PM
Scholar and collector Alan Templeton offers tours of The Enduring Mark with an emphasis on the evolution of drawing styles and the iconography of individual works featured in the exhibition.
Included with admission
2 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Friday, October 22, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
7 PM
  • Film
Friday, October 22, 2021
7 PM
Jessica Beshir,
Ethiopia, Qatar, United States,
2021,
(120 mins)
“A nonfiction work of sensory immersion that’s part anthropology, part poetry” (Hollywood Reporter), the stunning Faya dayi explores the khat trade that dominates rural Ethiopia, circling between youths with little hope and their elders, who are dependent on the leaf’s dream state.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Saturday, October 23, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
5 PM
  • Film
Saturday, October 23, 2021
5 PM
Akira Kurosawa,
Japan,
1950,
(88 mins)

Digital Restoration

Visual proof of the relativity of truth, Rashomon is “one of the most brilliantly constructed films of all time, a monument to Kurosawa’s greatness, and a landmark in film history” (James Monaco).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
7 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Saturday, October 23, 2021
7 PM
Nicolás Pereda,
Canada, Mexico,
2020,
(105 mins)
An actor’s ambivalence toward participating in Narcos: Mexico helped shape Nicolás Pereda’s newest work, which channels his familiar concerns—the rhythms, conversations, and silences of Mexico—into an off-kilter, metafictional investigation of storytelling and performance.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Nicolás Pereda
    In Person
    Nicolás Pereda will be in person for both screenings.
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Sunday, October 24, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
1 PM
Sunday, October 24, 2021
1 PM
Celebrated Butoh dancer and teacher Hiroko Tamano leads a playful exercise in energy alignment loosely inspired by Qigong.
Included with admission
Series Workshops
2 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Sunday, October 24, 2021
2 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
3 PM
Sunday, October 24, 2021
3 PM
Scholar and collector Alan Templeton offers tours of The Enduring Mark with an emphasis on the evolution of drawing styles and the iconography of individual works featured in the exhibition.
Included with admission
4 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Sunday, October 24, 2021
4 PM
Courtney Stephens,
United States,
2017–21,
(75 mins)
Featuring amateur travel films shot by women from the 1920s through the 1940s, Terra Femme considers whether there is something distinctive about these women’s way of looking. It is accompanied by a live lecture and two shorts. 
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • Courtney Stephens
  • Kathleen Quillian
7 PM
  • Film
Sunday, October 24, 2021
7 PM
Jessica Beshir,
Ethiopia, Qatar, United States,
2021,
(120 mins)
“A nonfiction work of sensory immersion that’s part anthropology, part poetry” (Hollywood Reporter), the stunning Faya dayi explores the khat trade that dominates rural Ethiopia, circling between youths with little hope and their elders, who are dependent on the leaf’s dream state.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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Monday, October 25, 2021
6:30 PM
Courtney Desiree Morris, Jacqueline Francis, and Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle explore the labor of Black feminist artists in creating beyond the constraints of heteronormative white supremacy.
Free and open to the public; online only.
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
7 PM
Nicole Newnham, James LeBrecht,
United States,
2020,
(136 mins)
A groundbreaking summer camp helps spark a national civil rights movement for people with disabilities in this award-winning documentary with “smart focus, remarkable archival footage and inspiring subjects” (Hollywood Reporter).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • James LeBrecht
    James LeBrecht is a director and producer of Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.
  • Sara Bolder
    Sara Bolder is a producer of Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.
  • Sunaura Taylor
    Sunaura Taylor is an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at UC Berkeley. 
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Thursday, October 28, 2021
12 PM

Available to the general public as livestream only. UC Berkeley students may attend in person with valid Cal One ID.

Marti Hearst discusses the creative side of computer science, sharing examples from her research lab. 
12:15 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Thursday, October 28, 2021
12:15 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
5:00 PM
Renowned natural dyer, artist, and educator Sasha Duerr introduces her new book Natural Palettes: Inspiration from Plant-Based Color with an illustrated presentation followed by a book signing.
Free with admission
7 PM
  • Film
Thursday, October 28, 2021
7 PM
Kenji Mizoguchi,
Japan,
1953,
(95 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Consistently named one of the best films ever made, Kenji Mizoguchi’s ethereal fable is set in sixteenth-century Japan, where a potter has his head turned by a phantom enchantress, with predictable results.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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2 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Friday, October 29, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Friday, October 29, 2021
7 PM
Callisto McNulty,
France,
2019,
(70 mins)
An essential contribution to feminist film history, Delphine and Carole chronicles the collaboration of documentary film and video maker Carole Roussopoulos and actor and activist Delphine Seyrig, who used early video technology to document the women’s movement.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Saturday, October 30, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
4:30 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Saturday, October 30, 2021
4:30 PM
Satyajit Ray,
India,
1964,
(130 mins)
A shared interest in literature draws the wife of a political journalist to her husband’s cousin. One of Ray’s finest works, this is “a gracious, dignified character study” (Albert Johnson).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Edith Kramer
    Introduction
    Edith Kramer was senior film curator and PFA director from 1983 until her retirement in 2005.
7 PM
Saturday, October 30, 2021
7 PM
Kenji Mizoguchi,
Japan,
1954,
(126 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Bring all your senses and your handkerchief to this haunting tale of a family victimized by the cruel practices of feudal Japan, “developed with intuition, cunning, and an overarching sense of tragedy” (SF Weekly).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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  • Activity
  • Art
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Sunday, October 31, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
2 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Sunday, October 31, 2021
2 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
2 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Sunday, October 31, 2021
2 PM
Larry Clark,
United States,
1977,
(111 mins)

Presented in collaboration with Film Quarterly

Passing Through theorizes that jazz is one of the purest expressions of African American culture, now hijacked by a white culture that brutally exploits musicians for profit. “An invaluable film-outcry” (Albert Johnson).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • Larry Clark
  • Josslyn Luckett
    Josslyn Luckett is a contributing editor at Film Quarterly, a screenwriter, and assistant professor in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University.
3 PM
Sunday, October 31, 2021
3 PM
Scholar and collector Alan Templeton offers tours of The Enduring Mark with an emphasis on the evolution of drawing styles and the iconography of individual works featured in the exhibition.
Included with admission
5 PM
Sunday, October 31, 2021
5 PM
Edmund Goulding,
United States,
1947,
(110 mins)

Digital Restoration

“Wildly unpredictable circus and penthouse noir with gorgeous scumbag Tyrone Power, at the height of his doomed charms. . . . After viewing this picaresque and cathartic film, you will never again misuse the word ‘geek’” (Guy Maddin).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
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Monday, November 1, 2021
6:30 PM
Costume and fashion designer Asa Benally explores the process of designing an Indigenized space within the American theater. 
Free and open to the public; online only.
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Wednesday, November 3, 2021
7 PM
Leslie Tai,
China, United States,
2013,
(80 mins)
Blurring the boundaries between public and private and inner and outer states, this program illustrates the porous and precarious nature of identity and sanity in light of the challenges confronted by three women.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Leslie Tai
    In Person
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Thursday, November 4, 2021
4 - 7 PM
This Five Tables display features the raw emotion and drama of the neoclassical art style through pieces from BAMPFA’s collection.
Included with admission
Thursday, November 4, 2021
12 PM

Available to the general public as livestream only. UC Berkeley students may attend in person with valid Cal One ID.

Join artist Elisa Giardina-Papa as she discusses the creative path she developed to move her ideas from an impossible present to a possible future.
12:15 PM
  • Art
  • In-Person
  • Tours
Thursday, November 4, 2021
12:15 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
7 PM
Thursday, November 4, 2021
7 PM
Mohammad Reza Aslani,
Iran,
1976,
(100 mins)

Bay Area Premiere!

A scheming aristocratic family battles for a dead mother’s riches in this gothic 1976 Iranian blend of Visconti, Persian art miniatures, Vermeer, and Edgar Allan Poe—long thought lost, now gorgeously restored.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
5
Friday, November 5, 2021
12 PM
Artists Davina Semo and Nicki Green, featured in New Time, address their work in the context of both their own practice and the exhibition.
Free with admission
2 PM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Friday, November 5, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
7 PM
  • Film
Friday, November 5, 2021
7 PM
Sara Fattahi,
Austria, Lebanon, Qatar, Syria,
2018,
(100 mins)
Sara Fattahi’s intimately filmed documentary Chaos looks at the impact of the Syrian war on three women: one in Damascus mourning her son, another in Sweden discussing her bipolar disorder, and a third in Vienna.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
6
11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Saturday, November 6, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Saturday, November 6, 2021
2 PM
Presented in conjunction with The Enduring Mark, this lecture by Victoria Sancho Lobis, director of the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, traces the lives and afterlives of drawings and highlights a number of drawings gifted to the museum from the Gray Collection.
Free with admission
5 PM
  • Film
Saturday, November 6, 2021
5 PM
Blerta Basholli,
Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Switzerland,
2021,
(84 mins)

Bay Area Premiere!

An iron-willed widow in Kosovo fights to provide for herself and her family in this formidable tale of female empowerment and resilience, the first film to sweep Sundance’s narrative Grand Jury Prize, Audience Award, and Director Award.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
7 PM
  • Film
  • In-Person
Saturday, November 6, 2021
7 PM
Francis Ford Coppola,
United States,
1974,
(113 mins)

BAMPFA Collection
35mm IBTech Print

Gene Hackman plays a crack wiretapper in over his head in Francis Ford Coppola’s Cannes Grand Prize–winning formalist exercise in paranoia, set in 1970s San Francisco, where—much like today—privacy is elusive and technology can work both for and against you. 
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In Conversation
  • Walter Murch
    Walter Murch is the supervising editor and sound designer of The Conversation.
  • Fyodor Urnov
    Fyodor Urnov is an editor of human genes to treat disease, working at the Innovative Genomics Institute at UC Berkeley.