Pacific Film Archive

14 Mar 2023

Spring 2023 Films at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Apologies are definitely in order for those readers who wanted earlier notice of what’s coming up this quarter at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (hereafter BAMPFA).  For those who wanted to see the Andy Warhol rarity “My Hustler,” for example, they’ll just need to hope for another

03 Jun 2022

Summer Programs At The Pacific Film Archive

With the news of the unfortunate closure of Berkeley’s Shattuck Cinemas, a city that decades ago offered a variety of moviegoing venues ranging from the UC Theater to the Telegraph Repertory Cinemas has now been reduced to one commercial theater.  Fortunately, the Pacific Film Archive (hereafter “PFA”) is still around

27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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25 Feb 2022

The Pacific Film Archive Welcomes Spring With Wang And Fellini

the curiosity to try filmmakers different from the same-old same-old predicted by Netflix algorithmic recommendations.  Whether the visitor’s motivation is reacquaintance with an old classic or being pleasantly surprised by a filmmaker they may not have heard of before, there are some good choices to check out this season.    

29 Jan 2020

Film Festival-Packed February Plus Cat Videos Too

February may be the shortest month of the year.  But who would have expected it to be packed with film festivals?  Even if you don’t consider the S.F. Independent Film Festival, there are four other film festivals happening this month.  In those other festivals, you can see first-hand accounts of

18 Nov 2009

“L@TE” Party and ‘Zine Exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum

*If you don’t know about Berkeley’s BAM/PFA, here is bunch of the information you should know.  If you are already informed, just jump to the end for info about the soirée this Friday night. The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) are both rad institutions.  BAM (a bizarre

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