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    Week of February 20, 2017

    Monday, February 20

    Tuesday, February 21

    Wednesday, February 22

    Wednesday, February 22
    12 PM
    Castillo, associate professor of architecture at UC Berkeley and guest curator of Hippie Modernism, maps the exhibition’s alternative cultural geographies.
    At BAMPFA
    Free
    Educators & Researchers
    Wednesday, February 22
    1:30 PM
    Guided exhibition tour of Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
    At
    Included with admission; no advance reservation required
    Wednesday, February 22
    3:10 PM
    Alfred Hitchcock,
    United States,
    1958,
    (170 mins)

    35mm Print

    Detective Jimmy Stewart combs the Bay Area looking for the secret behind Kim Novak’s beauty in Hitchcock’s sinister ode to voyeurism, death, and amorous fixation. Voted best film of all time in 2012 Sight and Sound poll.
    At BAMPFA
    Tickets on sale to general public on December 15
    Special admission applies: General admission: $13.50. BAMPFA members: $9.50. UC Berkeley students: $7.50 65+, disabled persons, UC Berkeley faculty and staff, non-UC Berkeley students, and 18 & under: $10.50 /
    • David Thomson
      Lecture
    Wednesday, February 22
    7 PM
    Sergei Loznitsa,
    Russia, Ukraine,
    2005,
    (72 mins)
    Loznitsa reinterprets archival footage of the siege of Leningrad during World War II in this, “one of the most important Russian movies of the last decade” (Russian Review). With short The Old Jewish Cemetery.
    At BAMPFA
    In Conversation
    • Sergei Loznitsa
    • Neil Young
      Critic Neil Young writes on film for Sight & Sound, MUBI Notebook, The Hollywood Reporter, and other publications.

    Thursday, February 23

    Thursday, February 23
    3:10 PM
    (124 mins)
    Witness contemporary Russia in these three shorts, from the rural village of Life, Autumn to Factory’s busy industrial floor and the tired commuters of Landscape.
    At BAMPFA
    In Conversation
    • Sergei Loznitsa
    • Neil Young
      Critic Neil Young writes on film for Sight & Sound, MUBI Notebook, The Hollywood Reporter, and other publications.
    Thursday, February 23
    4–7 PM

    Drop-in Art Making

    Visit the Art Lab to participate in an evolving series of hands-on projects with a focus on drawing, collage, prints, and books. For all ages.
    At BAMPFA
    Included with admission
    Thursday, February 23
    7:30 PM
    Sergei Loznitsa,
    Germany,
    2016,
    (94 mins)

    Bay Area Premiere

    Tourists wander amid a former concentration camp turned profit center in Loznitsa’s memorable investigation of the atrocity exhibition industry. “Brilliant” (Variety).
    At BAMPFA
    In Conversation
    • Sergei Loznitsa
    • Neil Young
      Critic Neil Young writes on film for Sight & Sound, MUBI Notebook, The Hollywood Reporter, and other publications.

    Friday, February 24

    Friday, February 24
    3:10 PM
    Sergei Loznitsa,
    Netherlands, Ukraine,
    2014,
    (133 mins)
    Composed from extended fixed shots, this account of Kiev’s Maidan Square protests tracks the trajectory from peaceful dissent to violent confrontation. “A film of scale and immediacy, finding artistry in bearing witness” (New York Times).
    At BAMPFA
    In Conversation
    • Sergei Loznitsa
    • Neil Young
      Critic Neil Young writes on film for Sight & Sound, MUBI Notebook, The Hollywood Reporter, and other publications.
    Friday, February 24
    4–9 PM

    Drop-in Art Making

    Visit the Art Lab to participate in an evolving series of hands-on projects with a focus on drawing, collage, prints, and books. For all ages.
    At BAMPFA
    Included with admission
    Friday, February 24
    6—8 PM
    Collage Night with Desi returns to BAMPFA! Make one large-scale collaborative collage while grooving to the sounds of a special guest DJ.
    At BAMPFA
    Included with admission
    Friday, February 24
    7:30 PM
    Sergei Loznitsa,
    Belarus, Germany, Latvia, Netherlands, Russia,
    2012,
    (128 mins)
    Two partisans plan to kill a Belarusian railway worker suspected of Nazi sympathies in Loznitsa’s dreamlike narrative film. “A masterpiece” (David Thomson).
    At BAMPFA
    In Conversation
    • Sergei Loznitsa
    • Neil Young
      Critic Neil Young writes on film for Sight & Sound, MUBI Notebook, The Hollywood Reporter, and other publications.

    Saturday, February 25

    Saturday, February 25
    1 PM
    Screening weekly in Theater Two, this award-winning documentary is the story of Tibetan refugee lama Tarthang Tulku and his efforts to preserve the sacred texts of his tradition.
    At BAMPFA
    Included with admission
    Saturday, February 25
    11 AM–9 PM

    Drop-in Art Making

    Visit the Art Lab to participate in an evolving series of hands-on projects with a focus on drawing, collage, prints, and books. For all ages.
    At BAMPFA
    Included with admission
    Saturday, February 25
    5 PM
    Nicholas Ray,
    United States,
    1957,
    (103 mins)

    Restored Full-Length ‘Scope Print

    Set in the Libyan desert in 1942, a war drama of bitter paradoxes and a breakthrough in the realist aesthetic. With Richard Burton. 
    At BAMPFA
    Saturday, February 25
    7:30 PM
    Marlon Brando,
    United States,
    1961,
    (141 mins)

    New 4K Restoration

    Marlon Brando's first and only directorial effort, a Freudian Western loosely based on the legend of Billy the Kid. "Mean, moody, and magnificent" (Time Out).
    At BAMPFA

    Sunday, February 26

    Sunday, February 26
    11 AM–7 PM

    Drop-in Art Making

    Visit the Art Lab to participate in an evolving series of hands-on projects with a focus on drawing, collage, prints, and books. For all ages.
    At BAMPFA
    Included with admission
    Sunday, February 26
    1:30 PM
    Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet,
    Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy,
    1974,
    (120 mins)
    “The best opera film ever made” (P. Adams Sitney), Moses and Aaron presents Schoenberg’s great opera in the Roman Alba Fucense amphitheater. “A film in which every cut, every camera movement counts for so much” (New Yorker Films). With short.
    At BAMPFA
    • Erik Ulman
      Introduction
      Erik Ulman, a composer and lecturer in music at Stanford University, writes on music, poetry, and film; he codirects, with Marcia Scott, the arts organization Poto.
    Sunday, February 26
    2 PM
    Guided exhibition tour of Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
    At
    Included with admission; no advance reservation required