Week of October 2, 2022

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Sunday, October 2

Sunday, October 2, 2022
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Sunday, October 2, 2022
2 PM
Tours of Undoing Time are led by students from the Berkeley Underground Scholars program, which supports formerly incarcerated and systems-impacted students.
Sunday, October 2, 2022
5 PM
Amleset Muchie,
Ethiopia,
2019,
(84 mins)
An indomitable young woman in Addis Ababa’s sprawling Merkato market finds that her running talent could lead her out of poverty in this inspiring, colorful film. Legendary runner Haile Gebrselassie cameos.
  • Ruth Gebreyesus
    Introduction
    Ruth Gebreyesus, a writer and producer based in the Bay Area, is currently the cocurator of Black Life.

Monday, October 3

Tuesday, October 4

Wednesday, October 5

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
12:15 PM
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
7 PM
Steven Arnold,
United States,
1971,
(75 mins)

New Digital Restoration

The legendary, gender-obliterating funfest unleashed by the cantankerous cross-dressing Cockettes shines on in this digital restoration.
In Conversation
  • Peter Conheim
    Peter Conheim is a film and audio restorationist (and PFA alum) and the head of Cinema Preservation Alliance in El Cerrito. 
  • Steve Seid
    Steve Seid was a curator at BAMPFA for twenty-five years. Read more about Luminous Procuress and its history in his article ”Illumination Procured: Steven Arnold and the Body Eclectic.”
  • Harry Tsvi Strauch
    Harry Tsvi Strauch, an early backer of Luminous Procuress, was its main funder and its executive producer.

Thursday, October 6

Thursday, October 6, 2022
1:15 PM
Expert tour guides share highlights of exhibitions on view throughout the museum.

Included with admission

Series Guided Tours
Thursday, October 6, 2022
4—7 PM
Explore the magical side of folklore and the strange in this month’s Five Tables.

Free on first Thursday of the month

Series Five Tables
Thursday, October 6, 2022
7 PM
Chan Tze Woon,
China,
2022,
(98 mins)
An elegiac corollary to the fiery documentaries that captured Hong Kong’s recent protest movement and ensuing crackdown, Blue Island grapples honestly with the fact that, despite valiant efforts, Hong Kong as we once knew it is no more.
  • Roy Chan
    Introduction
    Roy Chan is associate visiting professor in East Asian languages and cultures at UC Berkeley and associate professor of Chinese and comparative literature at the University of Oregon.

Friday, October 7

Friday, October 7, 2022
11:30 AM
Barnali Ghosh will talk about creating the award-winning Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour, part of a growing movement of activist-led, place-based storytelling.

The event will also be livestreamed via Zoom webinar.

Free and open to the public

Friday, October 7, 2022
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Friday, October 7, 2022
6 PM

Presented by Berkeleyside in partnership with BAMPFA

BAMPFA is proud to partner with our friends at Berkeleyside on the inaugural edition of Berkeleyside Idea Makers, exploring issues of race, identity and the rocky terrain of rights in the United States today with New Yorker writer Jay Caspian Kang and Bekeley Law professor Khiara Bridges.

BAMPFA members receive a special discount on Idea Makers tickets; look for a promo code in your September 15 email that can be applied at checkout. Contact us at bampfamember@berkeley.edu with any questions.

$10–35. Tickets sold by Berkeleyside on Eventbrite.

Saturday, October 8

Saturday, October 8, 2022
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Saturday, October 8, 2022
11:30 AM

For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

Inspired by the many animal companions in Candice Lin’s art, make a personal spirit animal flag featuring your favorite animal!

Included with admission: Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under

  • Lucy Stark
    Workshop led by
    Stark holds a BA in art practice from UC Berkeley and works at Paulson Fontaine Press. She has made art with children and others, including at BAMPFA’s Family Day.
Series Family Events
Saturday, October 8, 2022
2 PM

Recommended for ages 8 and up with accompanying adult(s)

Enjoy reading about Maizy as she bonds with her grandparents, discovers the joys and pains of growing up, and learns about her family’s Chinese American heritage.

Included with admission: Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under

  • Andrea Kneeland
    Reading led by
    Andrea Kneeland, librarian, Berkeley Unified School District
Series Family Events
Saturday, October 8, 2022
4 PM
Carolina Markowicz,
Argentina, Brazil,
2022,
(107 mins)
One of the most anticipated first features this year, writer/director Markowicz’s satire centers on an upheaval in the quiet life of a rural Brazilian family as they accept an ominous proposal. With utterly fearless performances, this dryly funny, evocative debut confirms Markowicz as a talent to watch.

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.

In Person
  • Carolina Markowicz
  • Maeve Jinkings
Saturday, October 8, 2022
7 PM
Hirokazu Kore-eda,
Korea,
2022,
(129 mins)
Song Kang-ho deservedly won Best Actor at Cannes for his performance in this bittersweet road trip drama about a black market business selling infants left at baby boxes. Well known for his emotional stories, Shoplifters writer/director Kore-eda takes us on another poignant ride.

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.