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Celebrating Architecture: new film promotes diversity in architecture education and the profession at large

By Alexander Walter Nearly 94% of British architects are white, despite 14% of the UK population being of a black and minority ethnic background. […] Warren is featured […] in a new film due to premiere at the Royal College of Art (RCA) this month. Celebrating...
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Why You Should Be at This Year’s Architecture & Design Film Festival, Presented by Helms Bakery District

On Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Helms Bakery District will host a day of free screenings of over 24 short films on architecture and design. By Helms Bakery District On Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Helms Bakery District will host a day of free...
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Catherine Opie, Still from The Modernist (2017) (© Catherine Opie, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles)

An Eerie Ode to LA Architecture in Catherine Opie’s First Film

Now on view at Regen Projects, Opie’s silent ode to the city is solely told with still, black-and-white images. Lita Barrie LOS ANGELES — Photographer Catherine Opie has ventured into film for the first time. Known primarily as a social documenter of America’s physical,...
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Architecture and Design Film Festival comes to New York

by Dan Howarth Dezeen promotion: highlights from the Architecture and Design Film Festival taking place in New York City this week include a documentary about Australian architect Glenn Murcutt and a movie set among the modernist gems of Columbus, Indiana. The ninth edition of...
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Kogonada’s Columbus, starring John Cho and Haley Lu Richardson, closes the festival. Photo by Elisha Christian, Courtesy of Superlative Films via ADFF

Ninth annual Architecture and Design Film Festival announces lineup – Curbed

ADFF kicks off November 1 in New York City by Lauren Ro   The lineup for the ninth annual Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF) in New York City has been announced, and it includes over 30 feature-length and short films celebrating “the creative spirit that drives...
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Actors Haley Lu Richardson and John Cho against the backdrop of the North Christian Church by architect Eero Saarinen. (Elisha Christian/Superlative Films)

Discovering ‘Columbus’: New movie puts Midcentury architecture in the spotlight – LA Times

By Bonnie McCarthy Architecture geeks rejoice. Indie director Kogonada’s new movie, “Columbus,” is a celebration of Midcentury modernist design with a gently unfolding story of family and themes of responsibility thrown in for good measure. A master class in architectural style...
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Concrete Love – The Böhm Family by Maurizius Stakler-Drux

Six films to watch during London’s first architecture film festival

by Eleanor Gibson The inaugural ArchFilmFest is now underway in London, and Dezeen reporter Eleanor Gibson has selected her top picks – ranging from an insight into the life of ageing architect Gottfried Böhm to a look at the tech infrastructure of New York’s art-deco...
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AN's architectural highlights from this year's Tribeca Film Festival, including V.R. experiences. Seen here: A project still from THE ISLAND OF THE COLORBLIND. (Courtesy Tribeca Film Festival)

AN’s architectural highlights from the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival – Archpaper.com

By Susan Morris At Tribeca’s “immersive” Virtual Arcade, the virtual reality (VR) film The People’s House offered a tour of the public and private rooms of the White House with tour guides Barack and Michelle Obama. Highlighting artifacts and artworks as the embodiment of the...
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The best architectural films from this year's Sundance/Slamdance. Seen here: Dave Made a Maze. (Courtesy of the filmmakers)

The best architectural films from this Sundance 2017 – Archpaper.com

By Susan Morris The annual ritual of the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals that take place simultaneously in Park City, Utah in January have just concluded. Here’s a rundown of films where architecture and design are featured characters. Watch out for these titles as are they...
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The city featured in the dystopian world of Metropolis takes strong visual cues from Chicago’s Wacker Drive. Metropolis

Upcoming film series to highlight Chicago architecture’s role on the big screen – Curbed Chicago

The curated film festival will screen and discuss four films that prominently feature icons of Chicago design BY JAY KOZIARZ  The city of Chicago has a rich history of bringing a unique visual aesthetic—one not found in places like New York and LA—to some of Hollywood’s most well...
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