• At Berkeley (2013)

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Release Date: November 8th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|4 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman documents the vigorous debate over tuition hikes and budget cuts at one of America's pre-eminent universities.

Director: Frederick Wiseman

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Zipporah Films

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  • The observations coalesce into a cogent whole, providing insights that are never overtly stated. show more

  • At Berkeley is more than the sum of its minutes. Narration-free and artfully discursive, it's a one-of-a-kind mosaic portrait of a great institution struggling, under dire stress, to retain its essential character at a time of declining support for public education. show more

  • At times fascinating, at times not, its in-depth look at the administration, campus, students and faculty offers an insider's view into the way American academia functions. show more

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