Coming to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) is the East Bay venue for the 57th annual San Francisco International Film Festival. This is a presentation of an international selection of features, documentaries, and shorts, as well as special guests in person including filmmakers.
This film series begins on April 25th and last until May 8th, and will feature around 34 films. They include five American films, one of which documents a bond between three Oregon campers (2014’s The Last Season), another about a member of the Grateful Dead (2014’s The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir), one that is a landmark from filmmaker and actor Bob Fosse (1979’s All That Jazz), a documentary about the bank robbery that inspired the 1975 film Dog Day Afternoon (2013’s The Dog), and one that documents a painter (2013’s Art and Craft).
Other parts of the world of which the films hails from also includes Europe, Japan, and Central America. They include 2011’s Agnes Varda: From Here to There and 2013’s Eastern Boys from France, 2013’s All About the Feathers from Costa Rica, and 2013’s The Seventh Walk from India. Also included in this film series is segment featuring eleven shorts.
Special admission prices apply, with $15 for general admission, $13 for UC Berkeley students and San Francisco Film Society members, and $14 for Non-UC Berkeley students, seniors and disabled persons. Log on to bampfa.berkeley.edu for more information, including dates and times for the featured films.