Week of October 24, 2021

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Sunday, October 31

Sunday, October 31, 2021
2 PM
Larry Clark,
United States,
1977,
(111 mins)

Presented in collaboration with Film Quarterly

Passing Through theorizes that jazz is one of the purest expressions of African American culture, now hijacked by a white culture that brutally exploits musicians for profit. “An invaluable film-outcry” (Albert Johnson).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • Larry Clark
  • Josslyn Luckett
    Josslyn Luckett is a contributing editor at Film Quarterly, a screenwriter, and assistant professor in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University.
Sunday, October 31, 2021
5 PM
Edmund Goulding,
United States,
1947,
(110 mins)

Digital Restoration

“Wildly unpredictable circus and penthouse noir with gorgeous scumbag Tyrone Power, at the height of his doomed charms. . . . After viewing this picaresque and cathartic film, you will never again misuse the word ‘geek’” (Guy Maddin).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.

Monday, November 1

Monday, November 1, 2021
6:30 PM
Costume and fashion designer Asa Benally explores the process of designing an Indigenized space within the American theater. 
Free and open to the public; online only.

Tuesday, November 2

Wednesday, November 3

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
7 PM
Leslie Tai,
China, United States,
2013,
(80 mins)
Blurring the boundaries between public and private and inner and outer states, this program illustrates the porous and precarious nature of identity and sanity in light of the challenges confronted by three women.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Leslie Tai
    In Person

Thursday, November 4

Thursday, November 4, 2021
12 PM

Available as livestream only.

Join artist Elisa Giardina-Papa as she discusses the creative path she developed to move her ideas from an impossible present to a possible future.
Thursday, November 4, 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, November 4, 2021
4 - 7 PM
This Five Tables display features the raw emotion and drama of the neoclassical art style through pieces from BAMPFA’s collection.
Included with admission
Thursday, November 4, 2021
7 PM
Mohammad Reza Aslani,
Iran,
1976,
(100 mins)

Bay Area Premiere!

A scheming aristocratic family battles for a dead mother’s riches in this gothic 1976 Iranian blend of Visconti, Persian art miniatures, Vermeer, and Edgar Allan Poe—long thought lost, now gorgeously restored.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.

Friday, November 5

Friday, November 5, 2021
12 PM
Artists Davina Semo and Nicki Green, featured in New Time, address their work in the context of both their own practice and the exhibition.
Free with admission
Friday, November 5, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Friday, November 5, 2021
7 PM
Sara Fattahi,
Austria, Lebanon, Qatar, Syria,
2018,
(100 mins)
The intimately filmed documentary Chaos by Sarah Fattahi—“one of the most original documentarians working today”—looks at the impact of the Syrian war on three women and in so doing “it addresses the very subject of memory” (Richard Brody, The New Yorker).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.

Saturday, November 6

Saturday, November 6, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Saturday, November 6, 2021
2 PM
Presented in conjunction with The Enduring Mark, this lecture by Victoria Sancho Lobis, director of the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, traces the lives and afterlives of drawings and highlights a number of drawings gifted to the museum from the Gray Collection.
Free with admission
Saturday, November 6, 2021
5 PM
Blerta Basholli,
Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Switzerland,
2021,
(84 mins)

Bay Area Premiere!

An iron-willed widow in Kosovo fights to provide for herself and her family in this formidable tale of female empowerment and resilience, the first film to sweep Sundance’s narrative Grand Jury Prize, Audience Award, and Director Award.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
Saturday, November 6, 2021
7 PM
Francis Ford Coppola,
United States,
1974,
(113 mins)

BAMPFA Collection
35mm IBTech Print

Gene Hackman plays a crack wiretapper in over his head in Francis Ford Coppola’s Cannes Grand Prize–winning formalist exercise in paranoia, set in 1970s San Francisco, where—much like today—privacy is elusive and technology can work both for and against you. 
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • Walter Murch
    Walter Murch is the supervising editor and sound designer of The Conversation.
  • Fyodor Urnov
    Fyodor Urnov is an editor of human genes to treat disease, working at the Innovative Genomics Institute at UC Berkeley.
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