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On Screen, Around the Quad: “At Berkeley”

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Frederick Wiseman, now well into his 80s, returned to school a few years ago, “At Berkeley.” For the better part of the Fall 2009 semester (and perhaps into 2010), America’s preeminent documentary filmmaker audited America’s preeminent public university, distilling 250 hours of footage into a four-hour mosaic.

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  1. Heard he actually filmed in fall of 2010…..?

  2. Thanks for the correction but it was actually Fall 2009 that the students protested–which is not to say that he didn’t continue filming into 2010. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_California_college_tuition_hike_protests

    I’ve made the change.

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