Week of August 12, 2018

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Sunday, August 12

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1954,
(96 mins)
A philandering gynecologist (Gunnar Björnstrand) preens while his wife and daughter (Eva Dahlbeck and Harriet Andersson) carry the day in this comedy “notable among Bergman’s work for its freedom and spontaneity of invention, its emotional richness, warmth and generosity” (Robin Wood).
Screening in Theater 2; regular film ticket prices apply
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Sunday, August 12, 2018
4 PM
Michelangelo Antonioni,
Italy,
1980,
(124 mins)

Imported Print

Adapted from a drama by Jean Cocteau, the story of a queen (Monica Vitti), her king, a poet, and treachery and murder in an unidentified kingdom. “A work of dazzling ambition and achievement” (Time).
Sunday, August 12, 2018
4 PM
Amanda Lipitz,
United States,
2017,
(84 mins)

Free on the outdoor screen!

This entertaining and heartwarming documentary follows three members of Baltimore’s Lethal Ladies step team as they find motivation and empowerment in stepping—a dance style that combines gymnastics, tap, and hip-hop.
At Outdoor Screen
Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.
Sunday, August 12, 2018
7 PM
Jacques Becker,
France,
1960,
(131 mins)
A group of convicts attempts an escape in Becker’s last film, one of the great prison-break movies and, for Jean-Pierre Melville, “the greatest French film of all time.”

Monday, August 13

Tuesday, August 14

Wednesday, August 15

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
12:15 PM
Explore the works on view in Way Bay 2 with tours led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
7 PM
Alain Tanner,
France, Switzerland,
1981,
(110 mins)
Tanner’s first English-language work follows a young drifter (Mick Ford) and a crotchety recluse (Trevor Howard) as they make their way through a mystical, windswept Ireland. “A film that seems to pulsate with love and care for life” (Bruno Jaeggi).

Thursday, August 16

Thursday, August 16, 2018
12 PM
Barbara Stauffacher Solomon talks about her new Art Wall with former BAMPFA director Jacquelynn Baas, who curated the project.
Included with admission
Thursday, August 16, 2018
4 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7 PM
Andrei Tarkovsky,
USSR,
1972,
(167 mins)
In Tarkovsky’s influential 1972 masterwork, based on a famous novel by Stanislaw Lem, “the alien world is one immense ocean, the ocean is a brain, and the brain may be our own” (Village Voice).
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Friday, August 17

Friday, August 17, 2018
4 PM
Mathilde Damoisel, Sylvie Jézéquel,
France, Switzerland,
2016,
(104 mins)
Back by popular demand! This documentary offers an overview of the Ottoman Empire and its decline, the essential backstory of our world today.
Friday, August 17, 2018
4 PM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, August 17, 2018
6 PM

Programmed by Chika Okoye and David Brazil

Join us for a performance by renowned Oakland dancer, musician, and author Brontez Purnell.
Included with admission
Series Black Life
Friday, August 17, 2018
7 PM
Bertrand Tavernier,
France,
2017,
(195 mins)

East Bay Premiere

A great director takes viewers on an idiosyncratic tour of French film in this delightful documentary, which offers an entire lifetime of cinema knowledge and passion within its running time. “Exhilarating and inspiring” (New York Times).
Friday, August 17, 2018
7:30 PM
Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden,
1964,
(80 mins)
Set in the classical music world, Bergman’s first film in color is a satire about pompous men and the women (Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson, and Eva Dahlbeck) who stroke men’s vanity while getting just what they want from them.
Screening in Theater 2; regular film ticket prices apply
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Saturday, August 18

Saturday, August 18, 2018
11 AM–9 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, August 18, 2018
6 PM
Jacques Becker,
France, Italy,
1953,
(93 mins)
French legend Jean Gabin is a Montmartre gangster looking to hide—and later find—his loot, with Jeanne Moreau as his tough-as-nails lover. A masterpiece of hard-boiled film noir, French style.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
8 PM
Andrei Tarkovsky,
USSR,
1974,
(106 mins)
Tarkovsky’s most autobiographical work, a collection of memories of a young boy coming of age, invented “a new language, true to the nature of film . . . life as a dream” (Ingmar Bergman).