Week of September 1, 2019

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Sunday, September 1

Sunday, September 1, 2019
7 PM
Sergei Bondarchuk,
USSR,
1966,
(146 mins)

Digital Restoration
Back by Popular Demand!

Part I of Bondarchuk’s Academy Award–winning adaptation of Tolstoy’s revered novel moves between ballroom and battlefield, hinging on the disastrous Battle of Austerlitz.
Series War and Peace

Monday, September 2

Tuesday, September 3

Wednesday, September 4

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
12:15 PM
Explore the spirit of Surrealism with a guided tour of Strange. 
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
3:10 PM
Abbas Kiarostami,
Iran,
1990,
(98 mins)
An unemployed film fanatic who impersonated director Mohsen Makhmalbaf is the subject of Kiarostami’s mind-bending docu-fictional masterpiece, which reenacts the entire affair with the impersonator and Makhmalbaf himself.
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
    Marilyn Fabe is the author of Closely Watched Films and was the longtime teacher of the popular BAMPFA lecture/screening series Film 50: History of Cinema.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
7 PM
(75 mins)
A program of works from Latin America exploring cinema’s oneiric, disturbing, and irrational potential, including Raúl Ruiz’s first short and a lost treasure from Colombia codirected by Gabriel García Márquez.
  • Tarek Elhaik
    Introduction
    Curator and scholar Tarek Elhaik, an associate professor of anthropology at UC Davis, is the author of The Incurable-Image: Curating Post-Mexican Film & Media Arts and the founder of AIL: the Anth

Thursday, September 5

Thursday, September 5, 2019
12 PM
A talk by Berkeley-based architect and designer Sara Dean, whose work intersects digital and physical realms, designing new opportunities for urban equity and environmental agency.
Free admission
Thursday, September 5, 2019
1:15 PM
Expert tour guides share highlights of exhibitions on view throughout the museum.
Included with admission
Series Guided Tours
Thursday, September 5, 2019
2–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Thursday, September 5, 2019
4 PM–7 PM
Slow down—men and women at work! Rubbernecking is encouraged in this study center viewing.
Free admission
Series Five Tables
Thursday, September 5, 2019
7 PM
Trinh T. Minh-ha,
United States,
1985,
(134 mins)
Acclaimed Berkeley-based filmmaker/professor/theorist Trinh T. Minh-ha filmed West African living spaces to assemble what she called a “film on the poetics of dwelling.” “Breathtaking in [its] tactile beauty” (TIFF).
  • Trinh T. Minh-ha
    In Person

Friday, September 6

Friday, September 6, 2019
2–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Friday, September 6, 2019
3:30 PM
Sergei Bondarchuk,
USSR,
1966,
(146 mins)

Digital Restoration
Back by Popular Demand!

Part I of Bondarchuk’s Academy Award–winning adaptation of Tolstoy’s revered novel moves between ballroom and battlefield, hinging on the disastrous Battle of Austerlitz.
Series War and Peace
Friday, September 6, 2019
7 PM
Sergei Bondarchuk,
USSR,
1966,
(97 mins)

Digital Restoration
Back by Popular Demand!

 

In the second part of Bondarchuk’s epic adaptation, young Natasha becomes engaged to military man Andrei, but his protracted absence leaves her vulnerable.
Series War and Peace

Saturday, September 7

Saturday, September 7, 2019
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Saturday, September 7, 2019
12 PM
Sergei Bondarchuk,
USSR,
1966,
(146 mins)

Digital Restoration
Back by Popular Demand!

Part I of Bondarchuk’s Academy Award–winning adaptation of Tolstoy’s revered novel moves between ballroom and battlefield, hinging on the disastrous Battle of Austerlitz.
Series War and Peace
Saturday, September 7, 2019
3:30 PM
Sergei Bondarchuk,
USSR,
1966,
(97 mins)

Digital Restoration
Back by Popular Demand!

 

In the second part of Bondarchuk’s epic adaptation, young Natasha becomes engaged to military man Andrei, but his protracted absence leaves her vulnerable.
Series War and Peace
Saturday, September 7, 2019
6 PM
Sergei Bondarchuk,
USSR,
1966,
(81 mins)

Digital Restoration
Back by Popular Demand!

In Part III of War and Peace, the emphasis is on the war: it is 1812 and Napoleon’s armies are crossing into Russia. Pierre visits the battlefield as a casual observer and finds himself in the midst of chaos, while Andrei rediscovers his love of life through a brush with death.
Series War and Peace
Saturday, September 7, 2019
7:45 PM
Sergei Bondarchuk,
USSR,
1966,
(96 mins)

Digital Restoration
Back by Popular Demand!

The final installment in the four-part epic opens as the Russian army retreats, leaving Moscow in flames; it closes as the city rebuilds, and life and love begin again.
Series War and Peace