The 3rd floor gallery of the California Museum of Photography is closed for the installation of Color Shift from August 12th through August 30th, reopening on August 31st.

White Material

Directed by: Claire Denis

100 minutes | Unrated


Saturday, March 12, 2011, 7pm - 9pm

A Frenchwoman, Maria Vial, is caught in the middle of a civil war in an unidentified African country, fighting for her family and their livelihood, a coffee plantation.  

"An intense, mysterious drama exploring revolution and loss." - Lisa Schwartzbaum, Entertainment Weekly 

"This haunting drama by Claire Denis burns with a mute fear and rage at the ongoing atrocities in central Africa." - J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader

Nominated, Golden Lion, Venice, 2009