Time: October 24, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: The Nestrick Room, 142 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
City/Town: Berkeley, CA
Website or Map: https://goo.gl/maps/WNybtS4sn…
Event Type: screenings, &, roundtable, discussion
Organized By: Program for the Study of Italy of UC Berkeley; Istituto Italiano di Cultura di SF; Italian Society at Berkeley
Latest Activity: Dec 8, 2016
We are very happy to invite you to this two-day event to be held at UC Berkeley on October 24 and 25.
This combination of screenings and roundtable discussions will honor the work of Italian filmmaker Antonello Branca (1935 - 2002), whose documentaries explore the pressing social and cultural issues of the 1960s in California and the US.
Please see below for a brief summary of the event; for more information please visit:
Black Panthers, Pop Art, and 1960s California in the Films of Antonello Branca"
Monday, October 24, 6-9pm:
The Nestrick Room, 142 Dwinelle Hall
What’s happening? (1967, 44 min.) - A documentary about the Beat and Pop Art Generation;
Seize the Time (1970, 90 min) - A movie about and with the Black Panthers.
Tuesday, October 25, 3-6pm:
340 Stephens Hall
Dissent (1968, 47 min.) A documentary showing the campesinos protest, the defiance of the Vietnam War draft, Robert Kennedy’s last public speech.
Roundtable discussion w/Donatella Barazzetti, President of the Associazione Culturale Antonello Branca (ACAB) and Branca’s companion, Kathleen Cleaver, a former member of the BPP and now as senior lecturer at Emory University School of Law, and Jeffrey Blankfort, photographer, radio personality, and Branca’s personal friend.