Week of June 23, 2024

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Sunday, June 23

Sunday, June 23, 2024
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-In Art Making

The museum’s popular Fisher Family Art Lab welcomes drop-in visitors of all ages to explore their creativity through hands-on artmaking.
Series Workshops
Sunday, June 23, 2024
2:00 PM
UC Berkeley graduate students in cultural geography and African American literature offer tours of A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration on selected Wednesdays at 12:15 and Sundays at 2:00, and on Free First Thursdays at 1:00.
Sunday, June 23, 2024
3:00 PM
Curatorial Associate Matthew Villar Miranda leads a tour that explores how artists from the historical margins reveal vital knowledge from often-overlooked and unexpected perspectives.

Included with gallery admission

Sunday, June 23, 2024
3:00 PM
Hayao Miyazaki,
Japan,
1986,
(124 mins)

Original Japanese version

Two children become caught up in a race against both good-natured aerial pirates and ruthless government agents to claim the secrets of the castle in the sky in this tale inspired by Jules Verne and Gulliver’s Travels.
Sunday, June 23, 2024
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Jacques Tourneur,
United States,
1947,
(97 mins)

35mm Archival Print

Jacques Tourneur infuses Out of the Past with all the edginess we demand of noir and bookends it with pastoral imagery and grace. “A lasting joy” (David Thomson).

A limited number of wheelchair accessible spaces may still be available for this screening. Please contact bampfa@berkeley.edu if you would like a ticket for a wheelchair accessible space.

  • David Thomson
    Introduction and Post-Screening Discussion
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Wednesday, June 26

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
12:15 PM
UC Berkeley graduate students in cultural geography and African American literature offer tours of A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration on selected Wednesdays at 12:15 and Sundays at 2:00, and on Free First Thursdays at 1:00.
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
7:00 PM
Maureen Gosling,
United States,
2023,
(107 mins)
For decades Barbara Dane lent her stellar singing voice to social-justice movements in the Bay Area and beyond, garnering an impressive FBI file along the way. “A true unsung hero of American music” (Boston Globe).
In Person
  • Maureen Gosling
  • Jed Riffe
    Jed Riffe is the producer of The 9 Lives of Barbara Dane.
  • Nina Menéndez
    Nina Menéndez is an executive producer of The 9 Lives of Barbara Dane.

Thursday, June 27

Thursday, June 27, 2024
7:00 PM
Robert Siodmak,
United States,
1944,
(87 mins)
Robert Siodmak swathes a Cornell Woolrich mystery in Expressionist shadow. Phantom Lady is Siodmak’s masterpiece.

Friday, June 28

Friday, June 28, 2024
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-In Art Making

The museum’s popular Fisher Family Art Lab welcomes drop-in visitors of all ages to explore their creativity through hands-on artmaking.
Series Workshops
Friday, June 28, 2024
7:00 PM
Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz, Maureen Gosling,
United States,
1989,
(115 mins)

Digital Restoration

“Les Blank was fascinated by the rural and small-town culture of southern Louisiana, making several documentaries throughout the 1970s and ’80s. The crowning achievement was I Went to the Dance” (G. Allen Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle). With Yum, Yum, Yum!
In Conversation
  • Maureen Gosling
  • Suzy Thompson
    Suzy Thompson is a musician specializing in Southern old-time, Cajun, blues, and fiddle tunes. She and Eric Thompson helped found and recorded with the award-winning California Cajun Orchestra.
  • Eric Thompson
    Eric Thompson is a guitarist who, along with Suzy Thompson, has worked with notable Cajun musicians, including Ann Savoy, Blake Miller, and Jimmy Breaux. 

Saturday, June 29

Saturday, June 29, 2024
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-In Art Making

The museum’s popular Fisher Family Art Lab welcomes drop-in visitors of all ages to explore their creativity through hands-on artmaking.
Series Workshops
Saturday, June 29, 2024
4:30 PM
Hayao Miyazaki,
Japan,
2008,
(103 mins)

Original Japanese version

In this ecstatic fairy tale inspired by The Little Mermaid, a five-year-old boy finds a goldfish that transforms into a little girl, the irrepressible Ponyo.
Saturday, June 29, 2024
7:00 PM
Andrei Tarkovsky,
Italy, USSR,
1983,
(125 mins)

Digital Restoration

Andrei Tarkovsky’s breathtaking journey through the ruined but magical spaces of Tuscany follows a Russian man who feels the longing for home, closure, and the absolute that the film’s title describes. “Not so much a movie as a place to inhabit for two hours” (J. Hoberman).