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Sunday, November 14

Sunday, November 14, 2021
1 PM
To celebrate the release of a limited edition risograph print created in the Art Lab, join artist, cultural strategist, educator, and maker Yétúndé Olagbaju for an interactive presentation and bring home a copy of the new print.
Included with admission.
Series Workshops
Sunday, November 14, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Sunday, November 14, 2021
2 PM
Sunday, November 14, 2021
3 PM
Scholar and collector Alan Templeton offers tours of The Enduring Mark with an emphasis on the evolution of drawing styles and the iconography of individual works featured in the exhibition.
Included with admission
Sunday, November 14, 2021
4 PM
Shelly Silver,
Germany,
2020,
(145 mins)
Young girls take us on a tour of an art museum, raising questions about the depictions of women while revealing their generation’s concerns. With Eve Fowler’s documentation of women working in their art studios, to a voiceover reading of Gertrude Stein. Plus Emily Chao’s short tribute to Gentileschi.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Emily Chao
    In Person
Sunday, November 14, 2021
7 PM
Julie Dash,
United States,
1991,
(125 mins)
Experienced in sequences, from the perspectives of several generations of women, this film creates a fabric of universal themes: the conflicts between personal and collective history, and spiritual and industrial life.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Ra Malika Imhotep
    Introduction
    Ra Malika Imhotep is a Black feminist writer and performance artist and Doctoral candidate in African Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley.

Monday, November 15

Monday, November 15, 2021
6:30 PM
Bay Area dance companies Kinetech Arts and Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts discuss their experience working at the intersection of dance and technology.
Free and open to the public; online only.

Tuesday, November 16

Wednesday, November 17

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
7 PM
(60 mins)
Janie Geiser’s hypnotic, elliptical collage animations are constructed from scavenged finds—potent materials that are layered, magnified, fractured, and washed with colored hues, creating new uncanny contexts and resonances, amplified by accompanying sound collages.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
  • Janie Geiser
    In Person

Thursday, November 18

Thursday, November 18, 2021
12 PM

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

The poet and new media artist Alex Saum-Pascual shares her experiences using common tools in unconventional ways toward a new poetic practice.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
12:15 PM
Thursday, November 18, 2021
7 PM
Benoît Jacquot,
France,
2021,
(88 mins)

Bay Area Premiere!

Marguerite Duras’s portrait of a woman trapped in her marriage was originally written for the stage. Benoît Jacquot amplified the theme of circular entrapment in his screen adaptation.
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.

Friday, November 19

Friday, November 19, 2021
12 PM
Scholar and collector Alan Templeton offers tours of The Enduring Mark with an emphasis on the evolution of drawing styles and the iconography of individual works featured in the exhibition.
Included with admission
Friday, November 19, 2021
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Friday, November 19, 2021
7 PM
Kenji Mizoguchi,
Japan,
1954,
(102 mins)

Digital Restoration

Shot in a gorgeous, painterly style by Kazuo Miyagawa, this subtly sensuous indictment of societal oppression was heralded by Akira Kurosawa as a “great masterpiece that could only have been made by Mizoguchi.”
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
Friday, November 19, 2021
7 PM

Programmed by William Skeen

Explore the galleries and discover exciting performances in our dramatic space on the night of each full moon.
Seating for Full is limited
Included with admission
Series Performances

Saturday, November 20

Saturday, November 20, 2021
1 PM
Taking inspiration from New Time, use the Art Lab’s stash of fabric markers to explore the expressive potential of customizing your style by writing on your clothes or on a provided fabric flag.
Included with admission
Series Workshops
Saturday, November 20, 2021
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Saturday, November 20, 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 20, 2021
7 PM
Taghi Amirani,
United Kingdom,
2019,
(119 mins)
This fascinating investigation into the 1953 Anglo-American coup d’état in Iran that displaced democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh and installed the despotic Mohammad Reza Pahlavi as shah is “passionate and fearless” (Hollywood Reporter).
Face masks covering nose and mouth (without valves) are required at all times.
In Conversation
  • Walter Murch
    Walter Murch is the editor and cowriter of Coup 53.
  • Mark Danner
    Mark Danner, who writes regularly for the New York Review of Books and is the author of six books, has reported on wars and political violence around the world for three decades.