During the city’s most important moment for architecture and design (Archtober), the fifth annual Architecture & Design Film Festival will return to Tribeca Cinemas with its most ambitious and exciting program to date. Over the course of five days (October 16-20), the festival will screen 25 feature-length and short films from all over the world exploring various themes of art, architecture, design, urban planning, and more. In addition to the curated selection of films, ADFF will present a series of intimate discussions with architects, designers, industry leaders and filmmakers as well as three panel discussions. On Saturday afternoon, Wanted Design will curate a panel on gentrification in Brooklyn. The two Sunday panels are about historic preservation and Russian modernism.
More information after the break.
Giving the audience a chance to connect with the personalities behind the films, more than 10 directors will be available for Q&As including: Andreas Dalsgaard (The Human Scale), Lisa Scafuro (The Vision of Paolo Soleri), Ian Harris (Archiculture), Kelly Anderson (My Brooklyn), Malachi Connolly (Built on Narrow Land), Stephen Haupt (Sagrada), Sebastian Schindel (The Latin Skyscraper), Isabella Willinger (Away From All Suns!), Mike Dorsey (The Oyler House) and Tufic Makhlouf (The Barragán House). The Architecture & Design Film Festival has also organized three lively panel discussions on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 related to the films My Brooklyn, The Oyler House: Richard Neutra’s Desert Retreat and Away From All Suns!
Saturday, October 19 (5:30–6:30pm)
Brooklyn Renaissance for All?
Mirroring the festival’s theme of urbanism, the NYC-based curators at Wanted Design will present an honest conversation about gentrification and urban community development currently happening in Brooklyn. AIGA/NY Design/Relief Program Director Laetitia Wolff will moderate a discussion with Brooklyn residents Kelly Anderson, filmmaker and director of My Brooklyn, Jan Vingerhoets, CEO of the world-renowned lighting company FLOS USA, and Ilana Judah, Director of Sustainability at FXFOWLE Architects.
Sunday, October 20 (3:30–4:30pm)
Preserving the Modern
Architecture critic, author, curator and filmmaker Alastair Gordon will moderate a discussion on preservation with actress and preservationist Kelly Lynch, who has owned and restored mid-century architectural gems like Richard Neutra’s Oyler House and John Lautner’s Harvey House, and Michael Adlerstein,Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the UN Capital Master Plan who has a long, storied resume of important preservation projects including Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, Gettysburg and Jamestown.
Sunday, October 20 (5:30–6:30pm)
Midnight and Modernism in Moscow
Rick Bell, Executive Director of AIA New York and the Center for Architecture, will lead a fascinating panel discussion on Russian modernism and the spirit of Russian constructivist architecture with filmmaker and director of Away From All Suns! Isabella Willinger, architect Dr. Regina Khidekel, Yale PhD student Anya Bokov,and founder of the Intercontinental Curatorial Project, Vladimir Belogolovsky.
Tickets for the 2013 Architecture & Design Film Festival can be purchased at the Tribeca Cinemas Box Office (54 Varick Street, NYC) and online at www.adfilmfest.com. Pricing is $14 for General Admission, $11 for AIA members and $8 for students with valid ID.
Title2013 Architecture & Design Film Festival
FromOctober 16, 2013 10:17 PM
UntilOctober 20, 2013 10:17 PM
Address189 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012, USA