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Children’s Film Fest Rides to the Rescue at Chabot Space & Science

The 11th edition of the Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival brings compelling shorts, foreign films, and anime to the screen.
February 14, 2019

Cal Professor Tom McEnaney Explores the Bias of Speech

In his class Sounding American, his students put the sound of speaking in the racial crosshairs.
January 16, 2019

Two Michael Glawogger Films Screen at BAMPFA

Glawogger’s most ambitious epics, ‘Megacities’ (1998) and ‘Workingman’s Death’ (2005), demand and deserve to be seen on the big screen, and BAMPFA fills the bill this month.
January 16, 2019

A Preview of Holiday Movies

It’s treacle and justice this holiday season.
December 20, 2018

New Documentary Celebrates the Life of Ursula K. Le Guin

Arwen Curry’s 'The Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin' examines the impact of the Berkeley-born science fiction writer.
December 4, 2018

Artistry Arrives for the Alameda International Film Festival

The festival celebrates Robin Williams and Alfred Hitchcock as well as its trademark mix of narrative shorts and documentary features.
November 1, 2018

Oakland Hosts the Drunken Film Festival

Jax Griffin has a bright idea: show films in pubs, in Oakland.
October 4, 2018

Behind the Scenes of 'Coco'

Marcela Davison Avilés describes her role as a Latinx cultural consultant on the popular Disney/Pixar film.
October 3, 2018

BAMPFA Restrospective on Luchino Visconti Captues His Grit and Grandeur

The films of one of the most influential directors of the second half of the 20th century runs September through November in Berkeley.
September 14, 2018

Animal House Still Gets Laughs

The bawdy 1978 frat-life classic heads to the Paramount.
August 14, 2018