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Film’s digital demise

The digital revolution has left a mark on filmmaking. For different Berkeley film experts, this plays out in varying ways.

We call them films, but more often than not, that’s a misnomer. “Films,” in the traditional sense of the word, are projected on the medium of film. But that type of projection has become as archaic as VHS tapes and record players. According to a May 2016 report by Information
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72 hours of Homecoming

No matter what your plans — going to the football game, showing off Berkeley to your parents or visiting your alma mater — Homecoming weekend is going to be hectic.
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Student Labor Committee demonstrates at BAMPFA opening

At the opening of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive’s new location Sunday, seven members of the campus Student Labor Committee stood amid the newly revealed painting and sculptures wearing large signs that bore testimonies of alleged mistreatment of campus contract workers.
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BAMPFA opens to students with a blast-off

On Friday, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive hosted an intergalactic space-themed party for UC Berkeley students at its new location on Oxford and Center streets. Students stood in line for hours in the rain to explore BAMPFA’s opening exhibition, “Architecture of Life,” and enjoy live music and
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Breakdown of Brutalism

In light of the closure of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, or BAM/PFA, at its old location, I wondered about the fate of UC Berkeley’s other aesthetically displeasing structures on campus, such as Wurster or Evans halls. Most of these buildings are stylistically Brutalist — an architectural
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