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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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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 Taylor, Edward Silverstone
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Description : This edited Ektachrome home movie with titles documents a 1959 street fair, upper Grant Avenue, San Francisco--the center of Beat culture. The film includes shots of filmmaker Dion Vigne and his wife Loreon, artist and occultist Marjorie Cameron and her daughter Crystal, artist Wallace Berman and his wife Shirley, and Beat poet and surrealist Bob Kaufman. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm (original reversal) Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights :...
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Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, way bay
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
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Additional Title: Off the Pig Description:  From the California Newsreel catalog: "This is the film the Black Panthers used to promote their cause. Shot in 1969, in Oakland, San Francisco and Sacramento, this exemplar of 1960s activist filmmaking traces the development of the Black Panther organization. In an interview from jail, Minister of Defense Huey P. Newton describes the origins of the Panther Party, Eldridge Cleaver explains the Panthers' appeal to the Black community, and...
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Topic: californialightandsound
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
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 Timberg, Bernard
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Description : Kodachrome home movie footage of Israel just before and after the Six Day War, shot by UC Berkeley alumnus Bernard Timberg in 1967. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights : Copyrighted. 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, home movie
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...
Topics: californialightandsound, way bay
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by TVTV
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Description : This documentary covers the first New Games Tournament held at the Marin Headlands’ Gerbode Preserve in 1973 and features New Games co-founder Stewart Brand demonstrating his boffing prowess and Wavy Gravy leading a variety of games in a jester costume. Additional pictures from the New Games Tournament can be found in The New Games Book . Call Number : PM0017730 Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection...
Topics: californialightandsound, New Games (Firm), New Games Foundation, way bay
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Paul Rush and Susan King
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Additional Title : Erich Mendelsohn Description : Documentary exploring the life and work of painter and architect Erich Mendelson. Includes interviews with his wife, Luise Maas. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number : 1612-01-768 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mendelsohn, Erich, 1887-1953, Rush, Paul, King, Susan, Mendelsohn, Luise,...
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 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 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
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
Additional Titles : [Golden Gate Expo 1939]; [San Francisco Expo 1939 Treasure Island] Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection 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...
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Topics: californialightandsound, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive,...
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...
Topics: californialightandsound, San Francisco (Calif.), way bay
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by [University of California, Berkeley]
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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 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, way bay
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....
Topics: californialightandsound, Optic Nerve
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 Timberg, Bernard
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Description : Documentation of the activities and fashions of the first Northern California Renaissance Pleasure Faire held at what is now known as China Camp State Park, San Rafael, 1968. Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number : PM0028912
Topics: californialightandsound, Renaissance fairs, home movie
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Documentation of the artist Phil Harmonic, performing for the exhibition entitled Performance/art/artists/performers at the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum on July 17, 1975, organized by Carlos Gutierrez-Solana. This live performance is another in a continuing series of worldwide cultural events, prepared with the intention of helping to demystify the relationship between people and art and technology. It is a component part of the larger event entitled...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by San Francisco Newsreel
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Note: Color bars from 00:00:10 - 00:01:10, followed by black. Film begins at 00:01:40.  Description: Features interviews with women in a support group, who talk about their marriages, jobs, and women's status in the society during their times. Shows how they are victimized by the system, by class, racial, and sexual inequality, and how they feel about it. Points out that women are expected to play a supportive role to men, and that their needs as human beings and women are not recognized....
Topics: californialightandsound, Feminism--United States, Poor women--United States, Women's rights--United...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 Inch videotape
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 Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Blacklisted filmmakers Abraham Polonsky and Alvah Bessie discuss Hollywood during the Cold War, the Hollywood Ten, and anti-communism with writer Nora Sayre and scholar Michael Rogin after a screening of the Cold War-era film "My Son John." Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Call Number : 4000-01-574; 4000-01-575 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, Polonsky, Abraham, Sayre, Nora, Bessie, Alvah, Rogin, Michael, Hayes,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Optic Nerve
Description : Video artist/filmmaker/poet/educator Marlon Riggs introduces his films "Tongues Untied" and "Affirmation," and discusses the films, homophobia, and representations of gay African Americans in mass culture. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-1022 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, African American motion picture producers and directors--Interviews,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Performance art, way bay
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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--United States,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Williams, Reese
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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. Life mixing is a sound performance of language text mixed through synthesizer. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Accession Number : 0550-121-8995 Rights: Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has...
Topics: Gutierrez-Solana, Carlos, Williams, Reese, Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung, Borenstein, Maxine, Harker, Ed,...
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...
Topics: californialightandsound, way bay
Description : Documentary on the struggle of student and community activists to establish a public park on a vacant lot claimed as University property. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : 1608-01-5637 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Student movements--United States, University of California,...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Hollywood costume designer Walter Plunkett discusses working on the film "Singin' in the Rain," and Hollywood history in general, especially his work as a costume designer for RKO in the 1930's and MGM in the 1950s. He also discusses his time as a UC-Berkeley undergraduate. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-351 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Costume design--United States--History--20th century, Motion...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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 Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Bay Area filmmaker/poet/educator/gay rights activist Marlon Riggs discusses his newest film, "Ethnic Notions," and images of African Americans in mass media throughout the years. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-894 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,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--San Francisco Bay...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 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
Description : Most of the reel consists of aerial views of the University of California, Berkeley campus and buildings. Also included are several short scenes of an unidentified speaker at a gathering and students walking through Sather Gate. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : 1604-01-3685 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, University of California, Berkeley--Buildings
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
Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number: PM0028938 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Judy Tooley. 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 of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Savio, Mario, Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.), home movie
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
Description : Scenes of campus life including aerial overviews of the campus and shots of individual buildings including new construction; students and professors engaged in various outdoor activities and ceremonies including a sorority and fraternity parade with floats and a football game. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number: 1604-29-3667 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given...
Topics: californialightandsound, University of California, Berkeley--Buildings, University of California,...
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 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
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...
Topics: californialightandsound, University of California, Berkeley
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 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, way bay
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...
Topics: californialightandsound, way bay
Additional Title : Oil strike Description : "In January, 1969 oil workers in Northern California struck. The local police and the Standard Oil goon squads attacked the strikers and their families, killing one and injuring others. The striking students from San Francisco State were asked to join the struggle. For the first time workers and students fight together against their common enemy. Footage includes speeches of Bob Avakian"--http://www.newsreel.us/rozNR2.htm#12 Source : 1 Reel...
Topics: californialightandsound, Standard Oil Company of California--History, Shell Oil Company--History,...
Note : Audio only (no image) from 00:02:28 - 00:05:19, and for about 20 seconds at 00:22:00. Description : Groundbreaking video collective TVTV covers the 1974 California election with behind-the-scenes footage of Jerry Brown, who was elected to his first term as the 34th Governor of California. Call Number : PM0017756 Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by TVTV. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, California--Politics and government, Elections--United States
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Bay Area filmmaker and UCB professor Trinh T. Minh-ha introduces her newest film, "Surname Viet Given Name Nam," and discusses the documentary form, politics, philosophy, images of Vietnamese women, and filmmaking. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-977 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...
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 University of California
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Description : Students, faculty, and staff guide prospective students to a University of California campus that best suits them. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : 1612-29-12281 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 copyright owner. In...
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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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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
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Resolution Film Center
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Additional Title : Redevelopment: a Marxist analysis Description : Discusses the political ramifications of the relocation of poor people and minorities in San Francisco. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Call Number : 1608-01-13501 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Topics: californialightandsound, City planning--California--San Francisco, Discrimination in...
Description : Documents the first 18 months of the Delano grape strike, a continuing labor strike led by mostly Filipino and Mexican migrant farmers against grape growers in California's San Joaquin Valley, beginning on September 8, 1965. Describes events leading up to the strikes and the development of small unions in the area. Includes footage of and commentary by strike leaders Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, co-founders of the National Farm Workers Association. A portrait of the people,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Strikes and lockouts--Vineyard laborers--California--San Joaquin Valley
Note : Program ends at 00:31:00. Description : Groundbreaking video collective TVTV covers the 1974 California election with behind-the-scenes footage of Mervyn M. Dymally, who was elected as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of California, the first of Trinidadian descent to do so. Note on original container : "Sacto 1 test plus - Black Fox Trot" Call Number : PM0017736 Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by TVTV. Copyright Holder...
Topics: californialightandsound, California--Politics and government, Elections--United States
Description : Documentary film of a five month long strike in the Fall of 1968 at San Francisco State College in which the Third World Liberation Front mobilized students to call for "the power to change the racist nature of education" and to demand the establishment of a Black Studies Department at the college.  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm  Call Number : 1608-01-5646  Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--Study and teaching (Higher)--History--20th century,...
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 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 : The Bay Area experimental/found-footage filmmaker/photographer Bruce Conner is feted on the occasion of his birthday, which also overlaps with the anniversaries of other historic events related to his film, "Television Assassination:" the assassinations of Robert and John F. Kennedy. He discusses those events, his filmmaking aesthetic, and his use of music in film, among other topics. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Call Number :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Conner, Bruce
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
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 Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Legendary Hollywood director André de Toth discusses b-movie productions in Hollywood in the 1940s, genre filmmaking, and specific films such as DARK WATERS, PITFALL, and HOUSE OF WAX. Introduced and moderated by film historian Anthony Slide. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-692; 4000-01-693 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
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 : Bay Area video artist/filmmaker/poet/educator/activist Marlon Riggs is honored in this tribute night, only six months before he passed away. Speeches, words of praise, and performances are included. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-2147 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, African American motion picture producers and directors--Interviews,...
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 : Underground/experimental filmmaker and SFAI professor George Kuchar discusses several of his recent works such as THE DRESS AND THE WOMAN, WILD NIGHT IN EL RENO, and ECLIPSE OF THE SUN VIRGIN, as well as his personal life, teaching at SFAI, and filmmaking in the Bay Area. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Number : 4000-01-596 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--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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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
Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number: PM0017769 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by TVTV. 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...
Topic: californialightandsound
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 University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Documentation of the artist David Laurie performing for the exhibition titled Performance/art/artists/performers at the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum on July 15, 1975, organized by Carlos Gutierrez-Solana. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Accession Number : 0550-121-8991 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission...
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Description : Film composer David Raksin, "the grandfather of film music," discusses film music composition, his acclaimed themes for "Laura" and "The Bad and the Beautiful," and his career in film music. Introduced and hosted by UCB film professor Albert Johnson. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-897 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion pictures--California--Los Angeles--History, Motion picture...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Documentation of artist Gene Turitz performing for the exhibition Performance/art/artists/performers at the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum on July 7, 1975, organized by Carlos Gutierrez-Solana. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Accession Number : 0550-121-8981 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Woodall, John
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Alternate Title : All that to be said and done 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. Sound piece with Sandra Woodall. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Accession Number : 0550-121-8999 Rights: Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has...
Topics: Gutierrez-Solana, Carlos, Woodall, Sandra, Woodall, John, Performance art, californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Documentation of a performance piece by Dan Ake presented at the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum at the exhibition Performance/Art/Artists/Performers organized by Carlos Gutierrez-Solana, August 12, 1975. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Accession Number : 0550-121-8870; 0550-121-8872 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given...
Topic: californialightandsound
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
Description : Bay Area experimental filmmaker/critic Warren Sonbert introduces his newest works. "Warren Sonbert's films, rooted in the avant-garde "diarist" film tradition, reveal a probing and playful artist and a keen intellect reveling in the interplay between all the creative arts." "Warren Sonbert...is an heir to the rhythmics of Soviet montage. As usual, his latest film is an elegant, brightly colored bouquet of images gathered with jet-set abandon from different...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion pictures--California--San Francisco Bay Area--History--20th...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette