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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

West Oakland’s Victor Rios Turns Students’ Lives Around

Filmmakers Katie Galloway and Dawn Valadez follow Victor Rios and the work he does to help students struggling to stay in school.
August 6, 2018

Catch The Maltese Falcon at the Paramount

Noir at its best, the film stars Bogart, Lorre, and Greenstreet in underground caper.
May 10, 2018

Filmmaker Heals and Restores

Shakti Butler has dedicated her career to healing racial divisions in the U.S., and her latest documentary focuses on restorative justice as a solution to mass incarceration.
April 25, 2018

Andre Ward’s Journey Continues

The Oakland boxer was one of the best ever. Now, he’s making a documentary about how he reached the top.
April 16, 2018

SFFILM Festival unveils Boots Riley Film Debut

The made-in-Oakland film got raves at Sundance.
April 3, 2018

Preservation Drives Susan Oxtoby

The senior film curator at BAMPFA credits Ingmar Bergman with her interest in filmmaking, so the yearlong Bergman retrospective makes total sense.
April 3, 2018

Larger Footprint for the Albany FilmFest

March 13, 2018

Film Fest at Chabot Amuses Kids and Adults

The Bay Area International Children’s Film Fest screens animation, live-action, and more film forms to appeal to youngsters and adults.
February 20, 2018