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PFA: Women of Color Film Festival, March 1-10 FREE TIX!

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  • rachel mercy
    Hi Folks, In the past students have much enjoyed this Festival. Note the first evening is FREE and a highly respected Bay Area filmmaker, Lourdes Portillo,
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 26, 2007
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      Hi Folks, In the past students have much enjoyed this
      Festival. Note the first evening is FREE and a highly
      respected Bay Area filmmaker, Lourdes Portillo, will
      be offering a SALON - great opportunity to meet folks
      and learn about filmmaking here.

      > Pacific Film Archive presents:
      > WOMEN OF COLOR FILM FESTIVAL 2007
      > March 1 - 10, 2007
      >
      > Bringing you an array of colors from the infinite
      > film palette, this year's festival features
      > exceptional works by fresh and accomplished,
      > award-winning filmmakers from the African, Asian,
      > Latina, Middle Eastern, and Native diasporas With
      > Bay Area Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo in residence.
      >
      >
      > Still: Las Madres, March 1
      >
      > Lourdes Portillo in Person March 1 and 3
      > Artists in person at all screenings!
      >
      > THURSDAY MARCH 1
      > 5:30 Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
      > Susana Muñoz, Lourdes Portillo (Argentina, 1985)
      > Free First Thursday Screening!
      > Lourdes Portillo presents her Oscar-nominated
      > documentary about the brave mothers of
      > Argentina's "disappeared." With shorts Untold
      > Legacy (Leslie Brown, U.S., 2005) and The Farm
      > (Reiko Fujii, U.S., 2006).
      >
      > 7:30 Salon with Lourdes Portillo
      > Lourdes Portillo will trace the arc of her
      > illustrious filmmaking career, which spans over
      > twenty-five years, through short films, clips,
      > and discussion.
      >
      > SATURDAY MARCH 3
      > 7:00 Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena
      > Lourdes Portillo (U.S, 1999)
      > A critical yet heartwarming look at the legacy of
      > Tejano singer Selena. With Portillo's latest
      > video, My McQueen (U.S., 2004) - as in Steve.
      >
      > 9:00 The Devil Never Sleeps
      > Lourdes Portillo (U.S., 1995)
      > Portillo investigates her uncle's mysterious
      > death in this "docu-telenovela"-a blend of
      > documentary, Mexican soap opera, and personal
      > revelation that draws from both sides of the
      > border.
      >
      > THURSDAY MARCH 8
      > 7:30 Gathering Strands
      > In this visually mesmerizing collection of
      > shorts, artists experiment with storytelling
      > techniques, drawing from individual experiences
      > and expressive cultural vocabularies.
      >
      > SATURDAY MARCH 10
      > 7:30 Sidestepping the Eternal Repetition
      > Short films that deconstruct history, rewrite
      > fairy tales, and energetically look to the future.
      >
      > WOCFF expands to more venues!
      > Check out the Empowering Women of Color Conference
      > (ewocc.berkeley.edu)
      > WOCFF continues March 17 at San Francisco
      > Cinematheque (www.sfcinematheque.org)
      >
      > PFA Theater: 2575 Bancroft Way at Bowditch,
      > Berkeley, CA
      > Info: (510) 642-1124 Advance Tickets: (510) 642-5249
      > http://bampfa.berkeley.edu/pfa
      > --
      > Anuj Vaidya
      > Outreach Coordinator
      > Pacific Film Archive
      > 2625 Durant Avenue
      > Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
      > 510-642-6883
      > www.bampfa.berkeley.edu/pfa




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