'A retrospective of filmmaker Owsley Brown at BAMPFA' on the San Francisco Chronicle by Pam Brady / by Tina Tom

"[Owsley Brown] has gone on to have a notable career in documentary filmmaking, and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is honoring him with a retrospective, “Owsley Brown: A Filmmaker’s Journey.” Screenings will feature his latest work, the feature “Serenade for Haiti” and the short “Offerings from Nangchen.” His 2000 Independent Spirit Award-winning debut, “Night Waltz: The Music of Paul Bowles,” and others of his earlier films also are part of the program."

“This was a community that I was getting to know and was certainly feeling a heartfelt connection to,” Brown says, “and I wanted to try to share with the world this amazing — best as I could — portrait of these extraordinary people.”

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