TMCA to hold festival of architecture films

May 8, 2018

TEHRAN – The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) plans to organize a festival of architecture films in 13 cities across the country.

A lineup of 12 documentary films will be screened during the event entitled “Camera Lucida: The Wandering Film Festival”, which is scheduled to be held in Isfahan, Bandar Anzali, Ahvaz, Tabriz, Rasht, Sari, Shahrud, Qorveh, Qom, Karaj, Kerman, Laar and Mashhad from May 11 to 16, the TMCA announced in a press release on Tuesday.

“Albert Speer, Der Architekt” by Peter Adler and “Cathedrals of Culture” by Wim Wenders, Robert Redford, Michael Glawogger, Karim Aïnouz, Margreth Olin and  Michael Madsen are among the films.

The lineup also includes “Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio” by Sam Wainwright Douglas, “Concrete Love - The Böhm Family” by Maurizius Staerkle-Drux and “Ecumenopolis: City without Limits” by Imre Azem.

The festival will also screen “Lost Town” by Jörg Adolph, “My Father the Genius” by Lucia Small, “The Chinese Mayor” by Zhou Hao, “Rebel Architecture” from Al Jazeera, “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth” by Chad Freidrichs and “Utopia London” by Tom Cordell.

Photo: A scene from “Lost Town” by Jörg Adolph


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