Week of July 14, 2019

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Sunday, July 14

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:30 PM
François Truffaut,
France,
1959,
(99 mins)

Imported Print
BAMPFA Student Committee Pick

A fifteen-year-old Jean-Pierre Léaud made his first appearance as François Truffaut’s alter ego Antoine Doinel in this quintessential coming-of-age film, a lyrical but unsentimental portrait of adolescence and of Paris.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
7 PM
Claire Denis,
France, Republic of Korea,
2004,
(130 mins)

Imported Print
Cinematography by Agnès Godard

After a heart transplant, a man travels the world, from the Alps to Polynesia, in search of new meaning. “Poetic and primal. . . . This mysterious object may be Denis’s most gorgeous film” (Village Voice).

Monday, July 15

Tuesday, July 16

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
5:30 PM–8:30 PM

Open to all members

Members' reception featuring after-hours access to our summer exhbitions
Space is limited. RSVP by July 9.
Each member cardholder admits two.

Wednesday, July 17

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
12 PM
A discussion of the relationship between Zen Buddhism and calligraphy in Meditation in Motion: Zen Calligraphy from the Stuart Katz Collection.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
12:15 PM
Explore Hans Hofmann’s dynamic and influential work with a guided tour.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
7 PM
François Truffaut,
France,
1970,
(97 mins)
In this bittersweet fourth installment in Truffaut’s Antoine Doinel saga, Léaud’s character endures the travails of young married life.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
7 PM

Programmed by Sarah Cahill

Two of the Bay Area’s most innovative and provocative ensembles come together for an action-packed evening with music by Samuel Adams and others.
Included with admission. Seating for Full is limited.
Series Full

Thursday, July 18

Thursday, July 18, 2019
12 PM
Collector Goodman and curator Phillips illuminate the works on view in Unlimited and discuss the experience of collecting and curating photography from their personal perspectives.
Included with admission
Thursday, July 18, 2019
2–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7 PM
Julio Bracho,
Mexico,
1960,
(122 mins)

BAMPFA Student Committee Pick

Bracho’s 1960 passion project takes on the power struggles within Mexican politics after the Revolution, and was banned for over thirty years as a result. “Suffused with anguish and barely concealed outrage” (Village Voice).
  • Diana Bracho
    Introduction
    Diana Bracho, the daughter of Julio Bracho, has worked as an actress in film, theater, and television for over forty years in Mexico and internationally. She will introduce to
  • Diana Bracho
    Introduction

Friday, July 19

Friday, July 19, 2019
2–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, July 19, 2019
6:30 PM
Fritz Lang,
United States,
1945,
(103 mins)

Archival Print

A middle-aged cashier and amateur artist (Edward G. Robinson) finds himself caught between a bewitching beauty (Joan Bennett) and a psychotic thug (Dan Duryea) in one of Lang’s most visually intense works, inspired by Renoir’s La chienne.
Friday, July 19, 2019
8:45 PM
Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin,
United States,
1970,
(91 mins)
Scrutinizing the 1969 Altamont Festival organized by the Rolling Stones, an ill-fated “anti-Woodstock” that devolved into violence and chaos, this documentary skillfully interweaves performance footage with behind-the-scenes glimpses of the preparations for the show and its aftermath.

Saturday, July 20

Saturday, July 20, 2019
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, July 20, 2019
2 PM

Programmed by Ryanaustin Dennis and Chika Okoye

Imhotep presents a performative lecture and writing workshop drawing on Toni Morrison’s essay “The Site of Memory.”
Included with admission
Series Black Life
Saturday, July 20, 2019
2 PM
Explore this compelling selection of works by Black artists with the organizers of the exhibition. 
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
Saturday, July 20, 2019
6 PM
Masaki Kobayashi,
Japan,
1959,
(218 mins)
Kobayashi’s three-part antiwar masterpiece follows the awakening—and disillusionment—of a Japanese soldier (the great Tatsuya Nakadai) during the Second World War. “Amazingly powerful in its emotional sweep and the depth of its historical insight. . . . Kobayashi’s monumental film can clarify and enrich your understanding of what it is to be alive” (New York Times).
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. Screening includes 10-minute intermission.