Kurosawa Series Here. Coppola Series coming soon

There's a new Akira Kurosawa series going on at the Stanford. And starting next month, the BAMPFA will start a series on Zoetrope, also known as American Zoetrope, the company that Francis Coppola created more than 50 years ago. What's more, Kurosawa and Zoetrope came together in the early 1980, and the film that the … Continue reading Kurosawa Series Here. Coppola Series coming soon

All Foreign Films – even the noir: The first Bay Area film festivals of 2020

What do you want? Foreign films with subtitles? Foreign crime movies, mostly with subtitles. How about foreign films without subtitles? That's what we get in three of the first film festivals of 2020. For Your Consideration Rafael, January 3 - 9 The Best Foreign Language Film Oscar is now called Best International Film. But it … Continue reading All Foreign Films – even the noir: The first Bay Area film festivals of 2020

Varda, Fellini, Lynch, and more during Winter at BAMPFA

As the weather turns cold and the film festivals disappear, you can find warmth and cinema (along with other arts) at the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, better known as BAMPFA. UC Berkeley's revival movie theater doesn't just do films. They do film series. Here are the series coming up in December through February: Agnès … Continue reading Varda, Fellini, Lynch, and more during Winter at BAMPFA