Outdoor Summer Cinema 2019:It’s Only Rock n’ Roll


BAMFA is back again with outdoor movies on their big screen! held on Thursdays this year at 7pm. These shows are FREE!!Bring seating, all ages are welcome, beer/wine and snacks provided by Babette Cafe.

BAMFA will be have more Rock n’ Rock movies over the next few months you can find the listings here.

Stop Making Sense: Free Outdoor Screening!

Thursday June 13th, 7PM

Often herald as the greatest rock concert film ever, Demme’s rendering of a Talking Heads performance moves from David Bryne’s solo “Psyco Killer” to the joyously collective “Take Me to the Rive” (Roger Ebert). More info here

A Hard Day’s Night: Free Outdoor Screening!

Thursday July 11th, 7PM

The combination of the Beatles’ music, Lester’s use of techniques assocaiated with cinema verite and the French New Wave in a hybrid documentary/fictional form.

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Followed by: Charlie Is My Darling: Ireland 1965

The first of several projects the Rolling Stones undertook with director Peter Whitehead, Charlie Is My Darling is a backstage musical that follow the band on a short Irish tour.

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Monterey Pop: Free Outdoor Screening!

Thursday August 8th, 7PM

“The first great pop festival, the first great festival film” (Greil Marcus). Monterey Pop celebrates the inclusive power of popular music and epitomizes the optimism of the summer of love.

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Followed by: Jimi Play Berkeley

Edited and released shortly after Hendrix’s untimely death, Jimi Plays Berkeley was filmed at two concerts held at the Berkeley Community Theater in May 1970.

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