Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar


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


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

The Joffrey Ballet

$36-$126. 642-9988. cal

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

Martin Taylor & Alison Burns

$35 adv / $39 door. 644-2020.

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