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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

BAMPFA is UC Berkeley’s premier visual arts venue, presenting more than 450 film screenings, scores of public programs, and up to twenty exhibitions annually. With its vibrant and eclectic programming, BAMPFA inspires the imagination and ignites critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA’s collection includes more than 17,500 films and videos, including the largest collection of Japanese cinema outside of Japan, impressive holdings of Soviet cinema, West Coast avant-garde film, seminal video art, as well as hundreds of thousands of articles, reviews, posters, and other ephemera related to the history of film.

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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2625 Durant Avenue #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
Telephone: (510) 642-1437
Email: bampfa@berkeley.edu

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Description : This edited Kodachrome and black and white home movie documents "Senior Week" of the UC Berkeley Class of 1940 baccalaureate, during which the graduates engage in activities that take them to landmarks in Berkeley (Berkeley City Club, Claremont Hotel, Sproul House) and Santa Cruz (extensive images of the beach and boardwalk, including vintage amusement park rides). Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm (original reversal) Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video...
Topics: californialightandsound, University of California, Berkeley--Students, University of California,...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Alpert, Richard
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Description : Part of an exhibition titled Performance/art/artists/performers at the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum, July 7 - September 4, 1975, organized by Carlos Gutierrez-Solana. This is a video performance with a hand electric generator. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Accession Number : 0550-121-8876 Rights: Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topics: californiarevealed, Performance art, Alpert, Richard, Gutierrez-Solana, Carlos
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Anna Halprin and Seth Hill
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This extraordinary film documents the first days of rehearsal for the performance Ceremony of Us, a collaboration between Anna Halprin and Studio Watts, which took place at the Mark Taper Theatre in Los Angeles in 1969, and for which no final performance film exists. In 1968 Ann Halprin simultaneously developed two companies, one in San Francisco of all white dancers, and another in Watts of all black dancers. After working separately for weeks the two groups came together to develop a highly...
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Description: Bay Area early video freaks—Chip Lord and Hudson Marquez of Ant Farm and Allen Rucker of TVTV—took a road trip in the Bubble Mobile to Vancouver in 1970/71 to visit artist friends in the Canadian woods. Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number: PM0017613 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the artists. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by BAMPFA
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Visiting Berkeley for his MATRIX 131 exhibition at the University Art Museum (now BAMPFA), September 15–November 17, 1989, German artist Stefan Kürten speaks with curator Larry Rinder about San Francisco, his artistic practice, and what it means to be an artist working away from home in a different country. He also talks about the differences between the art communities in San Francisco and Düsseldorf. Stefan Kürten's art borrows from traditions that might be labeled Romantic, Folk, or...
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During the exhibition On Painting: The Work of Elmer Bischoff and Joan Brown (1992) at the University Art Museum in Berkeley (now BAMPFA), a series of talks was organized by Director of Education and Academic Relations Sherry Goodman. Sculptor Manuel Neri was invited to give a talk about Joan Brown, his former spouse (1962–1966) and artistic collaborator. They met at the San Francisco Art Institute and were members of the artist-run cooperative Six Gallery in San Francisco in the 1950s. This...
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Rupert Garcia, Enrique Chagoya, and Nathan Oliveira dig deep on the problems and contradictions of the Enlightenment as shown in the work of Francisco Goya and relate their personal awakenings as artists responding to the everyday political struggles in the U.S. and the San Francisco Bay Area.
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This audio recording documents the morning symposium for the exhibition Made in U.S.A.: An Americanization in Modern Art, the '50s & '60s, which took place on April 25, 1987 at the University Art Museum, Berkeley (now BAMPFA). The panel discussion was comprised of active participants in events of the 1950s and 60s and people well known for their incisive, challenging thoughts and creative output on this period. Introduced by exhibition curator Sidra Stich, the session panelists included UC...
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On April 14, 1991, Cahuilla Bird Singers performed for the public at the University Art Museum in Berkeley (now BAMPFA) as part of the exhibition Lewis de Soto / MATRIX 144: The Language of Paradise. http://archive.bampfa.berkeley.edu/exhibition/144 Over the past ten years Lewis de Soto has explored the theme of the individual's relation to the infinite cosmos. His art embodies insights obtained from Renaissance sacred architecture and the traditions of Chinese and Japanese Buddhism. As such,...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by BAMPFA Art Lab Direct Animation Workshop
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16mm Cameraless and Direct Animation Filmmaking with Low Light/Black Hole In this workshop led by members of Oakland’s Low Light Darkroom and Black Hole Collective Film Lab, participants use constructive and destructive processes such as painting, collage, bleaching, and scratching to create a work of art directly on the surface of a 16mm film strip. https://bampfa.org/event/16mm-cameraless-and-direct-animation-filmmaking-low-lightblack-hole
Topics: bampfa, art lab, direct animation, experimental films, animated films
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Callenbach, Ernest
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Description :  This film is based on the Vietnam Day held at Berkeley, California, from noon of May 21 to midnight of May 22, 1965. The program participants, who do not all appear in the film, included--Aaron Wildavsky, Robert Scheer, the Committee, I.F. Stone, Willie Brown, Barbara Dane, Phil Ochs, George Clark, Edward Keating, Levi Laub, Paul Jacobs, Jim Petras, Jack Grant, Si Casady, Stanley Sheinbaum, Senator Ernest Gruening, Isaac Deutscher, Michael Klein, Mario Savio, Jack Barnes,...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Callenbach, Ernest, Dane, Barbara, Ochs, Phil, Scheer, Robert, Spock,...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Cecilia Dougherty
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"Leslie is a fractured portrait of San Francisco Bay Area language poet Leslie Scalapino. In this tape, I re-enter and re-present Leslie's writing using only video language and pictorial structure. My idea is to put the writer inside the fiction or structure of her own writing, creating a story (fiction) about the writer herself. Visual fan letter"—Cecilia Dougherty.
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Cecilia Dougherty
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Cecilia Dougherty’s first video, made while she was a student at Berkeley,  Gay Tape: Butch and Femme  applies “a little fine-tuning” to the question of representation, honing in on the subjective particularities of the butch-femme dynamic as experienced by members of Dougherty’s local Bay Area dating pool. As Dougherty describes it: “Gay Tape is a documentary about some of the regulars at Ollie’s Bar, a lesbian dive on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. The 1970s sartorial statement of...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Coney, John
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Series Title :  The Dilexi series Description : Commissioned work by Robert Frank for broadcast on KQED-TV, San Francisco. From Mugu Brainpan: Aired on KQED TV in 1969, the Dilexi Series represents a pioneering effort to present works created by artists specifically for broadcast. The 12-part weekly series was conceived and commissioned by the Dilexi Foundation, an off-shoot of the influential San Francisco art gallery founded by James Newman. Newman, who operated the Dilexi Gallery from 1958...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Coney, John; Dilexi Gallery
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Series Title :  The Dilexi series Description : From Gene Youngblood's Expanded Cinema: San Francisco art dealer James Newman [transformed] his Dilexi Gallery into the Dilexi Foundation in December, 1968, with the purpose of "allowing more freedom for the artist, reaching a general audience and making art an organic part of day-to-day life." Newman was among the few gallery owners to recognize television's potential as the most influential gallery in the history of art. He engaged in...
Topic: californiarevealed
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Coney, John; Dilexi Gallery
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Series Title :  The Dilexi series Description : Commissioned work by Julian Beck and members of The Living Theatre (featuring Beck and Judith Malina, co-founders of The Living Theatre, in performance) for broadcast on KQED-TV, San Francisco. From Mugu Brainpan: Aired on KQED TV in 1969, the Dilexi Series represents a pioneering effort to present works created by artists specifically for broadcast. The 12-part weekly series was conceived and commissioned by the Dilexi Foundation, an off-shoot...
Topic: californiarevealed
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by David L. Brown, Peter Gessner
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A multi-camera depiction of the Peace Navy demonstration against Fleet Week.   Filmed on San Francisco Bay.
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Deborah Mangum
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Six Phrases in Real Time is a videotape interpretation of an actual videodance event, performed at Serramonte Shopping Mall in Daly City, California. The nontheatrical environment of Serramonte Shopping Mall provided an immediate audience for Six Phrases in Real Time that was unfamiliar with the inside workings of TV and modern dance. The audience's attention was constantly changing from dancers to monitors, to technicians and cameras, to themselves viewing the dance. The interweaving of these...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Dill, Marshall, Sr.
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Description : This reel from the estate of Marshall Dill, Sr., former president of the Golden Gate International Exposition (1940) amongst other civic posts held in San Francisco throughout his life, contains footage of Paul and Kitty's 15th anniversary at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Moffitt in Woodside, California, June 3-4, 1927, as well as footage of a church party for Father Kavanaugh at the Jackling home, 1928. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm (original reversal) Collection : Pacific...
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The "Inquiring Cameraman" conducts "man-on-the-street" interviews with Californians prior to the gubernatorial election of November 6, 1934. Voters state their opinions on candidates Upton Sinclair, Frank Merriam, and Raymond L. Haight.
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by First Generation
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Note : Video levels vary as on original recording; some sections are very dark. Program ends at 00:55:00 then unrelated content to end (audio only). Description : Documentation of eight events at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art revolving around Anna Halprin and the San Francisco Dancers' Workshop, including their first "Citydance" (1975-1976). Produced by First Generation (1974 -1980), a partnership between Dede Tisone Bartels, Betty Estersohn, and Joan Valdes, who were young...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by First Generation
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Note : Image is a bit dark from 00:06:00 to 00:23:00 as on original recording. Description : Documentary on California photographer Marion Patterson, who studied under Minor White, Dorothea Lange, and Ansel Adams. A collection of her photographs titled Grains of Sand was published in 2002. Patterson's photographs focus on the natural surroundings of the central California coast, the Sierras, and the deserts of the Southwest. She describes her work as "photographs of the intimate landscape,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Photography--California
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by First Generation
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Note : Dropout throughout due to deterioration of original recording. Description : Documentary on Jasmine Nash, an affiliate of Anna Halprin who taught street dance to students from a wide variety of backgrounds in an upstairs dance studio in the Fillmore District of San Francisco in the 1970s. Produced by First Generation (1974 -1980), a partnership between Dede Tisone Bartels, Betty Estersohn, and Joan Valdes, who were young teachers and artists in the San Francisco Bay Area of the 1960s and...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by First Generation
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Description : Documentary on photographer, theorist, curator, and publisher Lew Thomas, who, with Donna-Lee Philips in San Francisco in 1976, founded NFS Press, which published and distributed landmark conceptual photography books through the 1970s and early 1980s. Produced by First Generation (1974 -1980), a partnership between Dede Tisone Bartels, Betty Estersohn, and Joan Valdes, who were young teachers and artists in the San Francisco Bay Area of the 1960s and 70s. It was a vibrant and...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by First Generation
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Note : Video levels vary as on original recording; some sections are dark. Description : Baker/Rapoport/Wick was a collective of three performance artists - Mary Winder Baker, Debra Rapoport and Susan Wick. They came together to create remarkable textile-oriented performances and installations that inspired and expanded the definition of creativity in San Francisco. The location of this video was a window at Macy's in Union Square. The three female performance artists promoted the store's new...
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by First Generation
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Note : Dropout throughout due to deterioration of original recording. Description : Documentary on Xavier Nash, an affiliate of Anna Halprin who taught street dance to students from a wide variety of backgrounds in an upstairs dance studio in the Fillmore District of San Francisco in the 1970s. Produced by First Generation (1974 -1980), a partnership between Dede Tisone Bartels, Betty Estersohn, and Joan Valdes, who were young teachers and artists in the San Francisco Bay Area of the 1960s and...
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Pixilated road trip and back-to-nature explorations in Northern California, playfully shot by Freude  on 16mm color reversal.
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by George Bolling
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Early 1970s television feedback images with electronic noise by George Bolling .
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Short segment from Evening Magazine on color xerography, the latest art craze, and an international copy art exhibition and workshop, curated and conducted by artist Ginny Lloyd at La Mamelle, Inc., 70 12th Street, San Francisco, June 13–July 18, 1980.
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Golden State Film Productions
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Description : Promotional film describing the University of California, Berkeley, its campus life, courses, teaching staff, extracurricular activities, sports and academic support facilities. University of California President Robert Gordon Sproul and University of California, Berkeley Chancellor Clark Kerr appear. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number: 1612-29-3693 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Jani Novak
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Description : Documentation of the artist Jani Novak, performing for the exhibition titled Performance/art/artists/performers at the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum on July 8, 1975, organized by Carlos Gutierrez-Solana. Source : 4 Tapes of 4: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Accession Number : 0550-121-8965 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission...
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Profiles on mail art. An interview with Leavenworth Jackson, rubber stamp illustrator and correspondence artist, followed by "Jon" Held of the Modern Realism Gallery interviewed on Lifestyle.
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Description : Performance piece and interview of Kipper Kids relating to performance on October 18, 1979 at University Art Museum. Kipper Kids are painted in black makeup and wear nose and chin masks, with shower caps and jock straps. Pieces are humorous, playful and bizarre. One performance has one Kipper playing a guitar while both sing in an almost unintelligible "cockney" language. Another piece has Kippers making themselves into "cakes", with whipcream on their shower...
Topics: Kipper Kids, University Art Museum, Performance art, californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Kitchell, Mark
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Note : Long lead-in time: 03:40 for part 1; 02:20 for part 2. Description : Through interviews with participants and archival footage, presents a history of student activism in Berkeley, California in the 1960's. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topics: californialightandsound, Berkeley (Calif.)--Popular culture, Student...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1 inch videotape
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by La Mamelle, Inc.
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Interview with La Mamelle's Carl Loeffler and Nancy Frank in studio, Cable 6, San Francisco. Contains clips from Videozines 5-6 (Bob Davis, Anna Banana, Bill Gaglione).
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Lipton, Leonard
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Description : A melange of fascinating hippies animate Lipton's world in this provocative documentary kaleidoscope of Berkeley wit, defiance, insight, mania, obsession, and delusion ... a definite intimacy and spontaneity are maintained by the close, direct-eye-contact approach. The 'characters' stare unstintingly into the lens as they speak, and the effect is very much like standing toe-to-toe with someone during a conversation. This technique invests the film with a sense of familiar honesty...
Topics: Lipton, Leonard, Hippies--California, Counterculture, Youth culture, californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Lipton, Leonard
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Description : The 1965 Vietnam Day Peace March, remembered for the Hell's Angels' attack, is vividly depicted, providing a valuable historical perspective on the period, filmed by a partisan. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film 16mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights: Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that...
Topics: Lipton, Leonard, Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--California--Berkeley,...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Lipton, Leonard
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Description : A film about the building of People's Park, and its ultimate destruction, marking the end of an era. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lipton, Leonard, Demonstrations--California--Berkeley, History of...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Loren Sears
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High energy, 5-layer mix from film loops of animated shapes. Music is loop composition from a Buchla Box. Film, music, direction by Loren Sears.
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Media Access Center
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Description : Focus on alternate living experiments and accessible shelter materials. Home-made and hi-tech dome structures, inflatables, tipis, raps with owner-built homesteaders, building with waste materials, experimental playground constructions. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Media Access Center. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Morrison, Bill
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Alternate Title : Unfolding performance string Description : Part of an exhibition titled Performance/art/artists/performers at the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum, July 7 - September 4, 1975, organized by Carlos Gutierrez-Solana. Morrison made a group of objects, like those in a medicine man's kit, around which he built performances. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Accession Number :...
Topics: Performance art, Gutierrez-Solana, Carlos, Morrison, Bill, californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by National Center for Experiments in Television (NCET)
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Feedback with jazz -- Suzanne -- Robert Creeley performs "A piece" -- I nevertheless (Sun in the eyes poem with Kyger) / Loren Sears and Joanne Kyger -- Graham tape delay--excerpt / Richard Felciano with John Graham, dancer -- Slip back into the shining sea / Loren Sears and Joanne Kyger -- Charles Olson reads from "The frontlet" -- Graham tape delay--excerpt / Richard Felciano with John Graham, dancer -- Linearity / Richard Felciano -- Descartes / Joanne Kyger.
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Newsreel
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Description : This film is about the oppression of the Third World community in the Mission district of San Francisco, specifically seven Latino youths who were recruiting street kids into a college Brown Studies Program. Accused of killing a plainclothesman, they became victims of a press and police campaign to "clean-up" the Mission. Their defense became the foundation of a revolutionary community organization called Los Siete. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Pacific...
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by Newsreel
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Description : A documentary of student attitudes and problems at San Francisco's Mission High School. Emphasizes their unhappiness with the segregation caused by the "tracking" system and with police harassment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number: 1606-01-5625 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Newsreel. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Description : An hour-long documentary on Project One, a unique living/working community in a converted five-story warehouse in the South of Market district of San Francisco. This video documents the activities of Optic Nerve and other artists working within the collective space, sharing resources, new technologies, etc. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Optic Nerve....
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Note: Content begins at 01:20. Description : Documentary produced by Bay Area video collective Optic Nerve circa 1976 on the San Francisco County jail system. Through candid interviews with inmates and a former jail doctor, the video argues that most of the inmates are there simply for the "crime" of being poor and that the prison system offers no opportunities for rehabilitation and merely serves to keep them down. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Prisons--California
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number : PM0016706 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Ideas in Motion (formerly Optic Nerve). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Description : A documentary on independent truckers. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights: Rights are owned by Ideas in Motion. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: Truck drivers--United States, Optic Nerve, californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Description : On the scene documentation of California Governor Jerry Brown's visit to the Gray Whale Listening Station, an experimental installation along California's north coast, designed by Ant Farm, 1977. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number : PM0016605; PM0016606 Rights : Rights are owned by Ideas in Motion (Optic Nerve). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work...
Topics: californialightandsound, Brown, Jerry, 1938-, way bay
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Optic Nerve's Pushed Out for Profit focuses on the consequences of housing speculation in the Bay Area in the late 1970s, documenting the efforts of families and communities in the Mission, the Castro, and Oakland to hold on to their homes and apartments as prices soared and evictions were the order of the day.
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Additional Title : Psychological bull rider Description : A documentary on rodeo cowboys. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number : PM0016659 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Ideas in Motion. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topics: Rodeos--California, Documentary, Optic Nerve, californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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In 1975, San Francisco developed a program using the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) funds to hire artists. This was the first time that this funding focused on artists and was an unprecedented opportunity, giving them the chance to serve the public and be paid for their work.  Art Works  follows muralists, musicians, dancers, circus performers and gardeners as they bring their projects and skills to senior centers, hospitals, public housing projects, and childcare groups. In...
Topics: californialightandsound, Optic Nerve, way bay
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Description : Artist collective Optic Nerve documents author Anais Nin's visit to Berkeley, California, circa December 1971. Part 1 of 2: Anais Nin lecture at Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley, December 1971. Part 2 of 2: Optic Nerve interview with Anais Nin. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Optic Nerve. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access...
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Description : Media collective Optic Nerve interviews San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk at Castro Camera, a camera shop operated by Milk since he opened it in 1972 and center of the neighborhood gay community. Note: Optic Nerve tapes 12, 13 and 38. Note on Tape 3: "Harvey Milk at Castro Camera - moving day. Financial and top of B of A." Source : 3 Tapes of 3: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number: PM0016985; PM0016986; PM0016695...
Topics: californialightandsound, Milk, Harvey, way bay
Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Ideas in Motion. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms...
Topics: Banks, Dennis, American Indian Movement, Optic Nerve, californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Description : A behind the scenes look at the 1973 Miss California Pageant and the state of the feminist movement. By the early 1970s, pageants had become a target of feminists and the organizers and contestants found themselves facing protests and scrutiny from the media. Optic Nerve presents both sides neutrally, allowing the clueless pageant community to make the feminists' case for them.--Media Burn Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film...
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by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Film historian/UCB Professor Albert Johnson hosts this tribute to Academy Award-winning film director Robert Wise. Wise discusses Hollywood through the decades, as well as technical information on certain films and his own personal anecdotes and experiences from many years in Hollywood. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-2594; 4000-01-2595 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S....
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--Los Angeles, Motion...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Filmmaker Errol Morris introduces the premier of his film, "Gates of Heaven," about California pet cemeteries, and discusses his time as a UC-Berkeley grad student. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-273 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--San Francisco Bay...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : James Broughton, the "grandfather" of independent San Francisco filmmaking, discusses the early years of independent filmmaking in the Bay Area, as well as cinema, art, and San Francisco in the 1960s. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Number : 4000-01-616 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--San Francisco Bay...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Note : There are four minutes of silence at the end of the recording. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-266 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : California video artist Doug Hall discusses his newest project, "Storm and Stress," as well as various other art installations, and his collaborations with fellow California artists Ant Farm. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-841 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Video art--United States, Artists--California--Interviews, Experimental...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Los Angeles author/academic/cultural critic Mike Davis leads a panel discussion on imagery of the destruction of Los Angeles in mass media, as well as the Southland's architecture, cultural geography, political and racial turmoil, and mythopoeic presence. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-2503; 4000-01-2504 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
Topics: californialightandsound, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions, Davis, Mike, 1946-, Los Angeles...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Additional Title : The Sixties: What it was and what it wasn't Description : The artistic, cultural, and political moment of the Bay Area (and beyond) in the Sixties is discussed by key figures of the era, including R.G. Davis (founder of the San Francisco Mime Troupe), filmmaker Bruce Conner, filmmaker/distributor Peter Gessner (founder of Newsreel), and curator Tom Luddy. Topics include the link between politics, activism, and filmmaking;, the role of the artist in tackling politics; the Bay...
Topics: californialightandsound, Luddy, Tom, Davis, R.G., Gessner, Peter, Gitlin, Todd, Gorin, Jean-Pierre,...
Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Director Samuel Fuller reminisces on filmmaking in Hollywood, film criticism, and particular film productions like PARK ROW and THE BIG RED ONE, as well as his own filmmaking style. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-858 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--Los Angeles, Motion...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Legendary filmmaker Douglas Sirk discusses working in Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s, studio politics, film culture, and more. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Call Number : 4000-01-342 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Sirk, Douglas, 1897-1987--Interviews, Hollywood (Los Angeles,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : There is one minute of silence at the end of the recording. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-297 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-615 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Blacklisted Hollywood filmmaker Abraham Polonsky discusses the making of his film "Force of Evil" and the Hollywood blacklist. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-2419 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--Los Angeles, Motion...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Filmmaker Stanley Donen and photographer Richard Avedon discuss the making of the film "Funny Face," (directed by Donen, with Avedon as "visual consultant,") as well as their collaboration together. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-363 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Introduced by film historian William K. Everson, filmmaker Joseph H. Lewis reminisces on Hollywood in the 1940s, specific films like GUN CRAZY, SO DARK THE NIGHT, and MY NAME IS JULIA ROSS, and working in and on poverty-row film productions. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Number : 4000-01-487; 4000-01-488; 4000-01-489 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--Los Angeles, Motion...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Note : Distortion and buzz is on the original tape. There is more than one minute of silence at the end of part 2. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-261 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : On the occasion of his 70th birthday, filmmaker/poet/artist James Broughton premieres a just-written poem (possibly "Hooplas") and reads his other poetry, celebrates, and introduces his films THE PLEASURE GARDEN, TESTAMENT, and DEVOTIONS. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Number : 4000-01-635 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--San Francisco Bay...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Note : Part 4 has a moment of silence between 5:20 and 6:20 (recorded in the original tape). Description : Wide-ranging discussion with filmmaker/activist Robert Kramer, made before he would leave the country permanently for exile in France. "Robert Kramer made an important distinction about his films: they were not about the Movement, they were of the Movement. Of their time, just as Kramer himself can be said to have been of his: radicalized by studying philosophy and Western history in...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion pictures--political aspects--United States, Politics in motion...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Alternate Title : Chan is Missing: Wayne Wang in person Description : Q&A's from the very first Asian American Film Festival in the Bay Area are captured, including talks by Wayne Wang (discussing CHAN IS MISSING), Emiko Omori (TATTOO CITY and MANONGS), Arthur Dong (SEWING WOMAN), and Ruby Yang (MIRROR POINTS). Moderated by KQED's Jane Muramoto. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Number : 4000-01-560 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--San Francisco Bay...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : UCLA film preservationist Robert Gitt introduces Hollywood film director Budd Boetticher, who discusses working in Hollywood, working in the western genre, and the films "Seven Men from Now" and "The Bullfighter and the Lady." Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-2846 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
Topics: californialightandsound, Boetticher, Budd, 1916-2001, Motion picture producers and...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette