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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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. William Krisel, Architect at The Getty Center

    William Krisel, Architect at The Getty Center

    Please join us for a special screening of Design Onscreen’s latest documentary film, William Krisel, Architect at The Getty Center, Los Angeles, on Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2010 at 7:00PM. A...

    03.09.10

  15. American Masters: Building China Modern

    American Masters: Building China Modern

    I.M. Pei, one of the most influential architects of the last half-century, returned to his Chinese homeland after seventy years, and designed a modern museum to house the antiquities of Suzhou, in...

    03.09.10

  16. Visual Acoustics

    Visual Acoustics

    Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the...

    05.12.10

  17. Koolhaas HouseLife

    Koolhaas HouseLife

    Koolhaas HouseLife examines the daily life of one of the masterpieces of contemporary architecture of recent years: The House in Bordeaux, designed in 1998 by Rem Koolhaas / OMA. Unlike most...

    08.02.10

  18. The Lives of Energy

    The Lives of Energy

    Making its U.S. premiere, The Lives of Energy is a new feature-length montage film by Rick Prelinger, archivist, writer, and founder of the world famous Prelinger Archives. The film is compiled...

    08.06.10

  19. "Beadle Architecture" Documentary

    "Beadle Architecture" Documentary

    Design Within Reach, Scottsdale AZ will host a documentary screening about Case Study House program architect Alfred Newman Beadle. Alfred Newman Beadle #28 in Arizona (later called Case Study...

    10.12.10

  20. Tim Hetherington at Aperture

    Tim Hetherington at Aperture

    In remembrance of Tim Hetherington, photographer, reporter, and filmmaker, Aperture is presenting his Sleeping Soldiers video installation and his Diary video, from Wednesday, May 25 through...

    05.25.11

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