Public Forum BAMPFA: Matthew Whitaker2023-01-19T15:44:41-08:00
Public Forum Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
In conjunction with its streaming presentation of Oliver Sacks: His Own Life, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)hosted an informative conversation and Q&A with Ric Burns, the film’s director; Kate Edgar, Sacks’ editor and researcher, and executive director of the Oliver Sacks Foundation; and Bill Hayes, photographer, writer, and Sacks’ partner. The discussion was moderated by scientist and soprano Indre Viskontas, who holds faculty positions at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the University of San Francisco, and whose scientific work is featured in Sacks’ book Musicophilia. Oliver Sacks: His Own Life – Forum Discussion was available free of charge, courtesy of BAMPFA.
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