June 2020

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Sunday, May 31, 2020
All Day
Henri-Georges Clouzot,
France,
1956,
(78 mins)

Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
Available May 30–31. Password required.

Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, this colorful documentary glimpse of the seventy-five-year-old Picasso captures the fecund nature of his creative process. “One of the most exciting and joyful movies ever made” (Pauline Kael).
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available May 30–31, 2020.
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4 PM
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Thursday, June 4, 2020
4 PM

This event has been postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please watch this page and our calendar for when this will be rescheduled.

The Five Tables curators present artists whose works interrogate, subvert, and find promise in nontraditional conceptions of “news.”
This webinar makes use of Zoom video conferencing.
Series Five Tables
7 PM
Thursday, June 4, 2020
7 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Austria, Germany,
2007,
(104 mins)

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

Imported 35mm Print

Ottinger’s award-winning documentary on the Prater amusement park in Vienna draws a parallel between the illusionary business of carnival freak shows and the bygone era of a cinema of attractions.
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Sunday, June 7, 2020
12 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Germany,
1992,
(286 mins)

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

Digital Restoration

Ottinger’s serenely beautiful, eight-hour ethnographic project Taiga is a study in epic time, a journey through northern Mongolia structured in ten parts. This screening includes parts one through six. “Fascinating . . . a landmark in the West’s attempts to represent the East” (Cinemaya).
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. Second-feature discount for all categories: $6. Presented with a 20-minute intermission following Part 3.
Sunday, June 7, 2020
6 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Germany,
1992,
(195 mins)

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

Digital Restoration

As Ottinger’s epic Mongolian trek moves toward its conclusion, the narrative shifts from the wilderness to the towns of the Mongolian-Russian period, ending in the urban environs of Ulaanbaatar.
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. Second-feature discount for all categories: $6. Presented with 20-minute intermission following part 8.
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4 PM
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Thursday, June 11, 2020
4 PM

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

Join BAMPFA Director and Chief Curator Lawrence Rinder for Hannah Ryggen: Fighting Facism with Art, a discussion of MATRIX 278, the first US presentation of the artist’s antifascist works from the 1930s and ’40s since a solo touring exhibition was organized by the Smithsonian Institution in 1955.
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Sunday, June 14, 2020
12 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Germany,
1992,
(195 mins)

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

Digital Restoration

As Ottinger’s epic Mongolian trek moves toward its conclusion, the narrative shifts from the wilderness to the towns of the Mongolian-Russian period, ending in the urban environs of Ulaanbaatar.
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. Second-feature discount for all categories: $6. Presented with 20-minute intermission following part 8.
Sunday, June 14, 2020
5 PM
Watch a live conversation between Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own director Daniel Traub, the artist, and Steven H. Oliver, who commissioned von Rydingsvard’s Iggy’s Pride (1990–91) for the Oliver Ranch Foundation in Sonoma. 
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Saturday, June 20, 2020
All Day
Mikhail Kalatozov,
Cuba, USSR,
1964,
(141 mins)

Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
Available June 20-21. Password required.

This portrait of revolutionary Cuba, written by Yevgeny Yevtushenko and brimming with bravura camerawork, is an extraordinary example of “pure” cinema in the service of politics.
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available June 20–21, 2020.
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Sunday, June 21, 2020
All Day
Mikhail Kalatozov,
Cuba, USSR,
1964,
(141 mins)

Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
Available June 20-21. Password required.

This portrait of revolutionary Cuba, written by Yevgeny Yevtushenko and brimming with bravura camerawork, is an extraordinary example of “pure” cinema in the service of politics.
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available June 20–21, 2020.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
7 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Germany,
1981,
(126 mins)

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

Digital Restoration

“Virginia Woolf meets the German camp underground in this extravaganza of performance art and oddity” (Jonathan Rosenbaum). Ottinger’s gender-bending, boundary-breaking fantasy of world history features Magdalena Montezuma, Delphine Seyrig, and Eddie Constantine.
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Thursday, June 25, 2020
4 PM

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

Join Senior Curator for Asian Art Julia White and Wesley Tongson's sister, Cynthia Tseng, for a discussion of her late brother's life as an artist and a sneak peek at Song and Dance with Brush and Ink exhibition.
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Sunday, June 28, 2020
1 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Germany,
1990,
(188 mins)

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

30th Anniversary Screening!

In this observational documentary filmed in Berlin and environs over the ten-day period leading up to the unification of the German currencies on July 1, 1990, Ottinger captures a city and a world on the brink of transition.
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2 PM–7 PM
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Thursday, July 2, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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2 PM–7 PM
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Friday, July 3, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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