Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar

11/17/2017

The Learning Tree

Gordon Parks, 1969

The first Hollywood studio film directed by an African American, The Learning Tree is Gordon Parks's semiautobiographical portrait of black youth, racial discrimination, and masculinity in Depression-era Kansas.

Introduction by Stephanie Cannizzo

Part of the series: A Choice of Weapons: The Films of Gordon Parks


4pm to 5pm, BAMPFA 2155 Center Street


Clean

Olivier Assayas, 2004

Maggie Cheung was awarded Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival for her portrayal of a junkie trying to get clean in order to win back her young son. Nick Nolte costars.

Part of the series: In the Mood for Maggie Cheung

7pm to 8pm, BAMPFA, 2155 Center Street


Martin Taylor & Alison Burns

$35 adv / $39 door. 644-2020. www.thefreight.org

8pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, United States


The Joffrey Ballet

$36-$126. 642-9988. cal performances.org

8pm to 11/17 12 midnight, Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus