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  1. Modern Times (1936)

    Modern Times (1936)

    One of Charlie Chaplin’s classic films pits humans against a modern, industrialized, impersonal city. The main character breaks down while working on an assembly line, but fights to maintain...

    03.01.09

  2. Screening: Objectified

    Screening: Objectified

    Presenting the regional premiere of Objectified, the new feature-length independent documentary about industrial design from the director of Helvetica. Exploring the creative processes of some of...

    03.01.09

  3. Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    Take in the world premiere of a new documentary short about Dutch designer Hella Jongerius. Curators R. Craig Miller (IMA), Paola Antonelli (Museum of Modern Art), and manufacturers of her designs ...

    03.25.09

  4. World Premiere of Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    World Premiere of Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    Denver-based filmmaker Amie Knox of A bar K Productions shot the documentary on location in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis and New York. The half-hour film explores Jongerius’...

    04.24.09

  5. The Cinema Cabaret: Live Film Narration

    The art of live film narration reached its peak with the benshi, a performer who voiced silent films from the stage. Reviving this tradition with a contemporary twist, the "neo-benshi"...

    04.27.09

  6. Objectified

    Objectified

    Stop by and check out a screening of Objectified, director Gary Hustwit's new film about everyday objects and the industrial designers who create them. The screening will be followed by a Q&A...

    04.29.09

  7. Dwell on Design Architectural Movie Night and Mobile Restaurant Row

    Dwell on Design Architectural Movie Night and Mobile Restaurant Row

    On Saturday night, leave the super-villains and animated penguins at home and join us for an architectural night at the movies. With popcorn in hand, we'll be filling the seats for the Los Angeles...

    05.27.09

  8. Food, Inc.

    Check out the New York premiere of this documentary about the preparation and selling of food in today's world. The film includes interviews with Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) and Michael...

    05.29.09

  9. Modernist Set Design in Mid-Centery Cinema

    Modernist Set Design in Mid-Centery Cinema

    This three-part series, inspired by the museum's exhibition Masters of Mid-Century Modernism—Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman, will present three films that encapsulate the era of 1950s and '60s...

    06.30.09

  10. CRUDE: Director Commentary

    CRUDE: Director Commentary

    An inside look at the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" case, CRUDE is a real-life, high stakes legal documentary involving global politics, the environmental movement, celebrity...

    09.08.09

  11. Free Admission: Burning in the Sun

    Free Admission: Burning in the Sun

    Presented outdoors at a solar energy center, this documentary follows a young man’s quest to start a local business building solar panels in his homeland of Mali—the first of its kind...

    09.19.09

  12. Nuts and Bolts: Machine Made Man in Films from the Collection

    Nuts and Bolts: Machine Made Man in Films from the Collection

    Nuts and Bolts: Machine Made Man in Films from the Collection was created especially for Performa 09's celebration of the centenary of Futurism, after Performa Director RoseLee Goldberg approached...

    10.02.09

  13. The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival

    The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival

    The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is the largest environmental film festival in the United States. The festival showcases environmental and adventure films that illustrate the Earth's beauty, the...

    10.15.09

  14. 2009 "Story About a Place" Competition

    2009 "Story About a Place" Competition

    This is a showcase of entrants to a film competition that called for moving image stories (under 6 minutes) that explore the social, environmental, political, technological, and economic issues...

    10.22.09

  15. Interview: Filmmaker Eric Bricker
    Dwell on Design

    Interview: Filmmaker Eric Bricker

    A documentary screening at Dwell on Design zooms in for a close-up on 98-year-old architectural photographer Julius Shulman and his iconic images that came to define modernism and Los Angeles with...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    05.27.09

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