At Berkeley

At Berkeley

Directed by: Frederick Wiseman

Friday, November 8 - Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Legendary documentarian Wiseman (Titicut Follies, High School, Boxing Gym) turns his eye to the inner-workings of another massive institution: the public university. At UC Berkeley, professors, students and administrators struggle to maintain the school’s standing as one of the world’s best research and teaching facilities in the face of crippling budget cuts. Moving from the boardrooms to the classrooms, and filled with lively bull sessions, sit-ins and debates, AT BERKELEY provides a mesmerizing, wide-ranging study of the role of public education in the 21st century. Please note: tickets for this special engagement are $12 IFC Center members, $17 general admission, $13 seniors and children

“Riveting… [A] terrific microscope-view of higher education’s inner workings… one of the vérité godfather’s richest features yet (a mere four and a half decades after he directed High School)… Don’t miss it.” – Village Voice

NR, 244 Minutes
USA




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