Film looking at the drive to be "better than human" and the radical technological innovations that may take us there. Post-film Q&A with Oakland-based documentary director Regan Brashear and members of the cast and crew. Dance performance by AXIS Dance Company.
Oakland pornographer Courtney Trouble shows recent work from the film Trans Grrrrls: Revolution Porn Style Now, and more brand new exclusive queer porn shorts. Meet the director and stars of the films.
Screening of the film exploring the 4-year odyssey of prodigious Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman in the founding of the orchestra that would become the Israel Philharmonic. Introduction by Dr. Francesco Spagnolo (The Magnes and Department of Music, UC Berkeley).
Screening of The Story of Stuff about the problems created by our consumption patterns and The Story of Solutions about how worker owned cooperatives, green businesses, and organized sharing and citizen participation can all be part of the solution. Discussion following the screenings.
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A chocolate factory owner begins to distance himself from “his self” in early 1930s Berlin in Fassbinder’s dry filming of a Nabokov novel, wittily adapted by Tom Stoppard. Dirk Bogarde stars. (119 min.)
A downhearted Vietnam vet (Ed Harris) clashes with a newly arrived community of Vietnamese refugees in the shrimping waters of the Texas gulf in Malle’s fascinating look at American racial turmoil. (98 min.)
A staid Kansas town prepares for its annual Labor Day picnic. On the surface, this town is idyllic Americana, but underneath seethe some not-so-bucolic desires. Kim Novak, Rosalind Russell, and William Holden star. (115 min.)