The duo of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most uncompromising, yet eternally surprising, filmmaking aesthetics in postwar European cinema. Discover the films that inspired Harun Farocki, Pedro Costa, John Gianvito, and others.
Films that actively participated in emerging counterculture movements of the 1960s and 1970s, presented in conjunction with the exhibiton Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia.
This annual festival draws on the best of African cinema and films from the African diaspora.
A tribute to one of the great American independent filmmakers and to the indelible characters he and his actors created.
BAMPFA welcomes two distinguished guests from the international film archive community, Alexander Horwath and Shivendra Singh Dungarpur.
Films that celebrate, adapt, and reinterpret writing and writers, with a stellar lineup of authors, filmmakers, and others in person.
This summer showcase spans centuries and continents with films from the BAMPFA collection and beyond.
This retrospective marks the centennial of the great French director whose American-inspired crime films helped set the New Wave in motion.