Week of October 23, 2022

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Sunday, October 30

Sunday, October 30, 2022
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Sunday, October 30, 2022
2 PM
Tours of Undoing Time are led by students from the Berkeley Underground Scholars program, which supports formerly incarcerated and systems-impacted students.
Sunday, October 30, 2022
4 PM
Pier Paolo Pasolini,
Italy,
1964,
(137 mins)

Imported 35mm Print 

“Pasolini’s most satisfying movie. . . . The director’s Catholicism and Marxism serve him well here [but] the film’s beauty . . . derives from its simplicity” (Time Out).
Sunday, October 30, 2022
4 PM
Poetry by inaugural poet laureate of Monterey County Daniel Summerhill, and editor of Stellium literary magazine and MoAD poet in residence Nefertiti Asanti.

Included with admission

Sunday, October 30, 2022
7 PM
Jeff Barnaby,
Canada,
2014,
(88 mins)
Set on the Red Crow Mi’kmaq reservation in 1976, Rhymes for Young Ghouls plays with genre to address the damage wrought by Canada’s residential schools on generations of First Nations people. The film “makes this part of our collective history accessible in a way that no Royal Commission or official report can hope to match” (Chelsea Vowel, CBC).
  • Hertha D. Sweet Wong
    Introduction
    Hertha D. Sweet Wong is professor of English and associate dean of arts and humanities at UC Berkeley. 

Monday, October 31

Tuesday, November 1

Wednesday, November 2

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
12:15 PM
Tours of Undoing Time are led by students from the Berkeley Underground Scholars program, which supports formerly incarcerated and systems-impacted students.
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
7 PM
Reid Davenport,
United States,
2022,
(76 mins)
Davenport reflects on matters of visibility, family, and the freak show in his latest personal documentary, winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Directing Award for US Documentary.
In Conversation
  • Reid Davenport
  • James LeBrecht
    James LeBrecht is codirector and coproducer with Nicole Newnham of the Oscar nominated documentary, Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.

Thursday, November 3

Thursday, November 3, 2022
12:45 PM
Edmund Campion, the Director of Berkeley's Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) traces a recurring story of human/technology disruptions that continue to upend and transform music and music making up to our current moment.

The event will also be livestreamed via Zoom webinar

Free and open to the public

Thursday, November 3, 2022
1:15 PM
Expert tour guides share highlights of exhibitions on view throughout the museum.

Included with admission

Thursday, November 3, 2022
4 - 7 PM
Before the chill of winter sets in, Five Tables of Gatherings hopes to invigorate viewers with the dynamism of human interaction—candid and staged. 

Free on first Thursday of the month

Thursday, November 3, 2022
7 PM
Cristina Ibarra, Alex Rivera,
United States,
2019,
(95 mins)
This experimental hybrid of documentary and reenactment details the audacious effort by members of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance to free other undocumented immigrants from inside a Florida detention center.
  • Andrés Cediel
    Introduction
    Andrés Cediel is a documentary filmmaker and professor of visual journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. 

Friday, November 4

Friday, November 4, 2022
11:30 AM
Curator Julio Morales will talk about his current BAMPFA exhibition, Undoing Time: Art and Histories of Incarceration, which considers the cultures and institutions of confinement that have been centuries in the making.

The event will also be live-streamed via Zoom webinar

Free and open to the public


Friday, November 4, 2022
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Friday, November 4, 2022
7 PM
Alexander Dovzhenko,
USSR,
1928,
(90 mins)

BAMPFA Collection
Free Admission

The BAMPFA Student Committee presents Alexander Dovzhenko’s Zvenigora; a mythic search for treasure in the mountains of the Ukraine, accompanied by the sounds of multi-instrumentalist and DJ Erika Bontrager.

Free admission. Tickets available at the admissions desk beginning at 4:30 PM.

  • Erika Bontrager
    Live Music
    Erika Bontrager is completing her degree in Psychology and Creative Writing at UC Berkeley. She first fell in love with music when dancing in The Nutcracker with live symphony accompaniment.

Saturday, November 5

Saturday, November 5, 2022
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

Series Workshops
Saturday, November 5, 2022
2–4 PM
Join guest curator Julio Morales, exhibition artists Stephanie Syjuco and Mario Ybarra, Jr., and Freedom Archives codirectors Claude Marks and Nathaniel Moore for a conversation that expands and explores the exhibition’s themes, including the artist as archivist/activist.

Included with admission

Saturday, November 5, 2022
5 PM
Tengiz Abuladze,
USSR,
1963,
(90 mins)

BAMPFA Collection

Abuladze’s humanist depiction of a small community and his central character’s coming of age—moving through the seasons, through war and then peace—is reminiscent of Satyajit Ray and Federico Fellini’s cinema.
Saturday, November 5, 2022
7 PM
Pier Paolo Pasolini,
Italy,
1966,
(89 mins)
The great Italian comic Totò plays opposite Pasolini discovery Ninetto Davoli in this Brechtian slapstick set in the time of St. Francis.