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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 : 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,...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Description : The Kuchar brothers discuss fillmmaking in the Bronx, screening their films in New York in the early days, and the preservation of their works. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-847 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Kuchar, George, 1942-2011, Kuchar, Mike, 1942-, Motion picture producers...
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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...
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Description : Low-budget experimental/underground filmmaker and SFSU professor George Kuchar discusses his newest films ACQUEERIUS and NOCTURNAL IMMACULATION, as well as underground and experimental filmmaking in the Bay Area in the late 1970s. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Number : 4000-01-438 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--San Francisco Bay...
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Description : Bay Area filmmaker/culture critic Craig Baldwin introduces his controversial new film "Sonic Outlaws," and discusses the film, "culture jamming," copyright infringement, and corporate control of media. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-2277 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, Baldwin, Craig, 1952-, Motion picture producers and...
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Description : Experimental filmmaker/culture critic/San Francisco gay-rights activist Warren Sonbert discusses his experimental films. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-493 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, Experimental films--California--San Francisco Bay Area, Motion...
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Description : Bay Area filmmaker Sidney Peterson discusses his work, and filmmaking in the 1940's and '50s in the Bay Area. Born in Oakland, Peterson attended UC-Berkeley, and founded The Workshop at the California School of Fine Arts (later the SF Art Institute), which helped influence and begin the first flourishing of experimental film in the Bay Area. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-597 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion pictures--California--San Francisco Bay Area--History--20th...
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Description : Bay Area-by-way-of-the-Bronx filmmaker/video artist George Kuchar introduces his newest works "East by Southwest" and "Album Five: The Thursday People," and discusses in detail his switch from 8mm and 16mm film to video, as well as his process in working in video. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-891 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Kuchar, George, 1942-2011, Motion picture producers and...
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