Week of October 17, 2021

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Sunday, October 24

Sunday, October 24, 2021
4 PM
Courtney Stephens,
United States,
2017–21,
(75 mins)
Featuring amateur travel films shot by women from the 1920s through the 1940s, Terra Femme considers whether there is something distinctive about these women’s way of looking. It is accompanied by a live lecture and two shorts. 
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • Courtney Stephens
  • Kathleen Quillian
Sunday, October 24, 2021
7 PM
Jessica Beshir,
Ethiopia, Qatar, United States,
2021,
(120 mins)
“A nonfiction work of sensory immersion that’s part anthropology, part poetry” (Hollywood Reporter), the stunning Faya dayi explores the khat trade that dominates rural Ethiopia, circling between youths with little hope and their elders, who are dependent on the leaf’s dream state.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.

Monday, October 25

Monday, October 25, 2021
6:30 PM
Courtney Desiree Morris, Jacqueline Francis, and Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle explore the labor of Black feminist artists in creating beyond the constraints of heteronormative white supremacy.
Free and open to the public; online only.

Tuesday, October 26

Wednesday, October 27

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
7 PM
Nicole Newnham, James LeBrecht,
United States,
2020,
(136 mins)
A groundbreaking summer camp helps spark a national civil rights movement for people with disabilities in this award-winning documentary with “smart focus, remarkable archival footage and inspiring subjects” (Hollywood Reporter).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • James LeBrecht
    James LeBrecht is a director and producer of Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.
  • Sara Bolder
    Sara Bolder is a producer of Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.
  • Sunaura Taylor
    Sunaura Taylor is an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at UC Berkeley. 

Thursday, October 28

Thursday, October 28, 2021
12 PM

Available to the general public as livestream only. UC Berkeley students may attend in person with valid Cal One ID.

Marti Hearst discusses the creative side of computer science, sharing examples from her research lab. 
Thursday, October 28, 2021
12:15 PM
Graduate students from the UC Berkeley Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies offer public tours of New Time on selected Thursdays at 12:15 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
5:00 PM
Renowned natural dyer, artist, and educator Sasha Duerr introduces her new book Natural Palettes: Inspiration from Plant-Based Color with an illustrated presentation followed by a book signing.
Free with admission
Thursday, October 28, 2021
7 PM
Kenji Mizoguchi,
Japan,
1953,
(95 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Consistently named one of the best films ever made, Kenji Mizoguchi’s ethereal fable is set in sixteenth-century Japan, where a potter has his head turned by a phantom enchantress, with predictable results.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.

Friday, October 29

Friday, October 29, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Friday, October 29, 2021
7 PM
Callisto McNulty,
France,
2019,
(70 mins)
An essential contribution to feminist film history, Delphine and Carole chronicles the collaboration of documentary film and video maker Carole Roussopoulos and actor and activist Delphine Seyrig, who used early video technology to document the women’s movement.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.

Saturday, October 30

Saturday, October 30, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Saturday, October 30, 2021
4:30 PM
Satyajit Ray,
India,
1964,
(130 mins)
A shared interest in literature draws the wife of a political journalist to her husband’s cousin. One of Ray’s finest works, this is “a gracious, dignified character study” (Albert Johnson).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Edith Kramer
    Introduction
    Edith Kramer was senior film curator and PFA director from 1983 until her retirement in 2005.
Saturday, October 30, 2021
7 PM
Kenji Mizoguchi,
Japan,
1954,
(126 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Bring all your senses and your handkerchief to this haunting tale of a family victimized by the cruel practices of feudal Japan, “developed with intuition, cunning, and an overarching sense of tragedy” (SF Weekly).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.