At Berkeley

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  • 2013 National Society of Film Critics - Best Non-fiction Film
  • About the Film

    Students gather at Sather Gate.

    Legendary documentarian Frederick Wiseman goes back to school for this wide-ranging film about the University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a ten campus public education system.

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  • A Look Back at the Films of Frederick Wiseman

    Black and white still from Wiseman's film

    At Berkeley is Frederick Wiseman’s 42nd film, and we curated this collection of video clips and links introducing viewers who may not be as familiar with the prolific documentarian’s previous work to his incredible filmography.

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  • Frederick Wiseman on Why He Went Back to School

    Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman

    Acclaimed filmmaker Frederick Wiseman informally answered a few questions from his home in Paris, France, and also spoke to us in a video interview about why he wanted to do a film about “the extraordinarily complicated place” that is UC Berkeley.

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  • Talkback

    Man speaking into a mic at Sproul Plaza, pointing his finger at his sign-carrying audience

    What was campus life like for you when you were in college? How have things changed compared to what you see in this film?

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