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Eastern Ukraine, mid-2010s: a hybrid war takes place, involving an open armed conflict alongside robberies and killings by Russian-separatist gangs. But in the post-truth age, what is real and what is fake news? Polina Barskova, Assistant Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature at UC Berkeley, joins us for a post-screening discussion.
The second film in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy. As Apu progresses from wide-eyed child to intellectually curious teenager, eventually studying in Kolkata, we witness his academic and moral education, as well as the growing complexity of his relationship with his mother.
Director Anthony Banua-Simon in person. CANE FIRE examines the past and present of the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i, interweaving four generations of family history, numerous Hollywood productions, and troves of found footage to create a kaleidoscopic portrait of the forces that have cast Indigenous and working-class residents as extras in their own story.