151 3rd St
San Francisco, California 94103

Wide Lens: Oscar Documentaries

2:30 p.m. Film Screenings

Sewing Woman, Arthur Dong, 1983, 14 min.
Darwin’s Nightmare, Hubert Sauper, 2005, 107 min.

Dong traces his mother's arduous path from arranged marriage in China to 30 years as a garment worker in San Francisco's Chinatown, while Sauper looks at how capitalism is usurping Darwin's theory of natural selection in Africa.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

About "Wide Lens: Oscar Documentaries":
SFMOMA, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and California College of the Arts copresent a series of Academy Award-nominated and -winning documentaries from the last 40 years. Curated by Rob Epstein, chair of graduate film at CCA, the series commences with a panel discussion on documentary film in public culture.

Sunday programs are Free with Museum admission.

Official Website: http://www.sfmoma.org/calendar/calendar_event.asp?eventid=1012&etype=2&func=repeat

Added by arkie_girl on January 26, 2007