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Films by John & Faith Hubley

Tue., July 22, 7 p.m.
510-642-0808
In their socially committed independent animations, Faith and John Hubleys’ experimental aesthetic was distinctly modern, and included paper cutouts, wax resistance, and oil painting, as well as collaborations with musicians from Benny Carter to Dizzy Gillespie. (90 min.) $5.50-$9.50
BAM/PFA 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (map)

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Camouflage

Wed., July 23, 7 p.m.
510-642-0808
A naïve young teacher gets schooled in the social order by a disillusioned older professor. (101 min.) $5.50-$9.50
BAM/PFA 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (map)

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Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States Episode 10: Bush & Obama: The Age of Terror

Wed., July 23, 7:30 p.m.
510-451-5818
Screening of the tenth chapter of Oliver Stone's look at the birth of the American Empire. $5 donations expected
Humanist Hall 390 27th St., Oakland (map)

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The Philosopher’s Stone

Thu., July 24, 7 p.m.
510-642-0808
A bank clerk discovers a stone that turns steel into gold in Ray’s foray into comedy, delightfully tweaking Calcutta middle-class mores like a Bengali Preston Sturges. (111 min.) $5.50-$9.50
BAM/PFA 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (map)

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We Need a Revolution To Overcome All Oppressive Divisions

Thu., July 24, 7 p.m.
510-848-1196
From the film, BA Speaks: Revolution - Nothing Less! Bob Avakian Live.
Revolution Books 2425 Channing Way, Berkeley (map)

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Temescal Street Cinema

Thursdays, 8 p.m. Continues through July 24
With screenings of films made by local filmmakers projected on the wall of the Bank of the West Building (49th Street and Telegraph Avenue, Oakland). Plus screenings of short films and live music. Check TemescalStreetCinema.com for full schedule. free

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San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

July 24-Aug. 10
The world’s oldest and largest Jewish film festival, screening films in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto, and San Rafael. Check SFJFF.org for full schedule.

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The Player

Fri., July 25, 3 p.m.
510-981-6100
A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected (124 min.).
Berkeley Public Library, Central Branch 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley (map)

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A Geisha

Fri., July 25, 7 p.m.
510-642-0808
A sixteen-year-old Ayako Wakao became a star in Mizoguchi’s update of his earlier Sisters of the Gion, now set—significantly—against the occupied Japan of 1953. (85 min.) $5.50-$9.50
BAM/PFA 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (map)

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Fri., July 25, 8 p.m.
Based on the novel by Truman Capote and directed by Blake Edwards, a romantic comedy starring Audrey Hepburn. $5
Paramount Theatre 2025 Broadway, Oakland (map)

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Office Space

Fri., July 25, 8:45 p.m.
510-642-0808
A team of peeved worker drones tries to survive office culture in Mike Judge’s biting takedown of corporate culture, suburban dread, vapid chain restaurants, and how to get away with not working while at work. (89 min.) $5.50-$9.50
BAM/PFA 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (map)

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Days And Nights in the Forest

Sat., July 26, 6:30 p.m.
510-642-0808
our young men from Calcutta spend a few days in the country, and their youthful arrogance gets them into a series of disastrous and often hilarious adventures. (115 min.) $5.50-$9.50
BAM/PFA 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (map)

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Valor With Honor

Sun., July 27, 1-3 p.m.
510-637-0455
Screening of the WW2 independent documentary on the Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Followed by Q&A with the filmmaker. free
Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St., Oakland (map)

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Sikkim

Sun., July 27, 5 p.m.
510-642-0808
Portrait of the remote Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim, nestled between Tibet and Nepal. (111 min.) $5.50-$9.50
BAM/PFA 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (map)

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War Requiem

Sun., July 27, 7:10 p.m.
510-642-0808
Jarman’s nonnarrative lament to the tragedy of war combines poetry recitations (Wilfred Owen’s “Strange Meeting”) and Benjamin Britten’s oratorio “War Requiem” with archival footage and appearances by Tilda Swinton and Sir Laurence Olivier. (92 min.) $5.50-$9.50
BAM/PFA 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (map)

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