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Architecture and Design Film Festival - Come see us at the movies!

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by Edward Lifson ( last modified May 01, 2011



Come see us. Say hello, at the

May 5–9, 2011

The first annual Architecture & Design Film Festival, Chicago
Five days celebrating the creative spirit of architecture and design through the art of film!

Showcasing 39 films from 11 countries, dozens of Q&A's, 
five panel discussions, two book signings,
and one reading of a play about 

Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe and Edith Farnsworth.

Tuesday, May 3
Screening of Sarah Morris film "Points on a Line"
Wright Gallery, 1440 W. Hubbard
Reservations required.

The following films and events in the festival will be at the Gene Siskel Film Center or the SCREEN@the Wit Hotel

Thursday, May 5
Opening night film: "How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster?" 

Friday, May 6

5:30–6:30  Panel discussion 
"Documenting Architecture" with Bjarke Ingels, Zoe Ryan, Iker Gil, and Rick Valicenti  

8:30–9 Book signing with Bjarke Ingels, Yes is More

Saturday, May 7
1–10:30 Films

1–3 Reading of "The Glass House," a play by June Finfer
Seating is limited, and tickets may be reserved here.

3:30–4:30  Panel discussion
 "Design/Build/Learn" with Kyle Bergman, Dave Sellers, Frank Flury, and Hank Jones

5:30–6:30  Panel discussion
"Telling Stories" with Geoffrey Baer, Edward Lifson, and Ultan Guilfoyle 

Sunday, May 8
Panel discussion
"Objects of Desire" with Zurich Esposito, Richard Wright, Obi Nwazota and Tim Parsons

5:00–6:00 Panel discussion
"Filming Architecture" with Edward Lifson, Lee Bey, Red Mike and Jonathan Rosenbaum  

6:30–7: Book signing with Jeanne Gang, Reveal
Monday, May 9

For more information regarding locations, scheduling, films, and speakers, visit here




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