Week of March 24, 2019

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Sunday, March 24

Sunday, March 24, 2019
2 PM
Henri-Georges Clouzot,
France,
1956,
(78 mins)

New Digital Restoration

Film to Table dinner follows the March 9 screening

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).
Sunday, March 24, 2019
3 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Germany,
2016,
(192 mins)
The second chapter in Ottinger’s Arctic exploration takes her to Chukotka in the Russian Far East.
Screenings presented in Theater 2. Regular film ticket prices apply.
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Sunday, March 24, 2019
5 PM
(70 mins)
Chicago-based Jim Trainor makes deceptively simple films that inhabit the heads of creatures and characters as they go about their lives, uncovering basic yet profound truths. He presents a selection of his short animations.
  • Jim Trainor
    In Person

Monday, March 25

Tuesday, March 26

Wednesday, March 27

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
12:15 PM
Explore Hans Hofmann’s dynamic and influential work with a guided tour.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
3:10 PM
Hirokazu Kore-eda,
Japan,
2013,
(114 mins)
The discovery that two boys were switched at birth leads to a meeting between two very different families in Kore-eda’s heart-rending yet surprisingly comic look at the nature-vs.-nurture debate and what it means to be a father.
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.
  • Marilyn Fabe
    Lecture
    Marilyn Fabe is the author of Closely Watched Films and was the longtime teacher for the popular BAMPFA lecture/screening series Film 50: History of Cinema.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
6 PM
The artist discusses his new Art Wall commission, his techniques, and his work's connections to Mexican muralism, graffiti, and political protest.
Included with admission
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7 PM
Nelson Pereira dos Santos,
Brazil,
1957,
(90 mins)
Race, class, and samba collide in dos Santos’s radicalization of Brazil’s widespread chanchada musical genre. Charismatic singer/cabaret artist Grande Otelo stars as a working-class composer trying to succeed in a rich (and white) man’s world.

Thursday, March 28

Thursday, March 28, 2019
12 PM
The curator of Unlimited leads a close look at pictures by Bay Area photographers and places them in the context of Asian and European works also on view.
Included with admission
Thursday, March 28, 2019
2— 7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, March 28, 2019
7 PM
Yasujiro Ozu,
Japan,
1952,
(115 mins)

Digital Restoration

 

A series of extraordinarily revealing domestic details forms a portrait of middle-class marriage, domestic tension, and reconciliation. One of Ozu’s less screened works, recently digitally restored.

Friday, March 29

Friday, March 29, 2019
2— 7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, March 29, 2019
6:30 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Germany,
2016,
(156 mins)
Ottinger travels from Chukotka to the remote outpost of Wrangel Island as her journey continues.
Screenings presented in Theater 2. Regular film ticket prices apply.
Friday, March 29, 2019
7 PM
Pier Paolo Pasolini,
Italy,
1971,
(111 mins)
Pasolini plays the painter Giotto in this ribald yet rigorous film weaving together a selection of Boccaccio’s classic tales. “One of the most beautiful, turbulent and uproarious panoramas of early Renaissance life ever put on film” (New York Times).

Saturday, March 30

Saturday, March 30, 2019
1 PM
What do carrots and toy pianos have in common? Find out when Bard Music West plays the music of Danny Clay, Gabriella Smith, and others.
Included with admission
Saturday, March 30, 2019
11 AM— 7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, March 30, 2019
6 PM
Chantal Akerman,
Belgium,
1986,
(96 mins)
Delphine Seyrig is the soulful center of Akerman’s exuberant mid-eighties pop musical, set in the hyper-artificial confines of a subterranean shopping mall.
Saturday, March 30, 2019
8:15 PM
Edgar G. Ulmer,
United States,
1945,
(68 mins)

Digital Restoration

 

“No matter where you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you”: this lean, mean little movie sums up the film noir philosophy. “Detour isn’t just a masterpiece, it’s . . . a jagged chunk of the American psyche” (Village Voice).