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The Pacific Film Archive has been a wonderful venue for various film festivals throughout the school year and is ending spring semester on a strong note by screening 42 films for the 55th annual San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest running film festival in America. The PFA will show four films for the festival every Saturday and Sunday and two every week day until Thursday, May 3.

This Saturday has a line-up that features a diverse selection of films if you want to distract yourself this weekend before the last stretch of classes. read more »


It is an excellent day when we have the excuse to use a clip from this film. Because, sure, Harry Potter may have your heart all a-flutter now — but if you’re anything like us, your childhood was dominated by a different kind of magic.

Oh yeah, we’re definitely talking about Disney. And a name with which you might be less familiar is that of John Musker, the animation director behind the epic masterpiece featured above as well as numerous other gems you surely know and love.

Throughout this week, BAM/PFA will be holding a “Behind the Scenes” series in collaboration with the San Francisco Film Society to showcase Musker’s work. Check it: read more »