ART, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE Films

 

 

 

 

 

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North Waterloo Region Branch

PRESENTS

in partnership with Princess Cinemas a film series dedicated to

ART, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE

 

October 9: CITIZEN JANE: BATTLE FOR THE CITY

This inspirational documentary chronicles urban activist Jane Jacobs battle to save historic NYC neighborhoods from the draconian plans of ruthless powerbroker Robert Moses in the 1960s. This iconic film launches ACO’s lecture series on City Building

7:00pm

October 16: REM KOOLHAAS: A KIND OF ARCHITECT

This engaging portrait of a visionary man takes us to the heart of his ideas. Dutch architect, theorist, and urbanist, Koolhaas’ habit of shaking up established conventions has made him one of the most controversial and influential architects.

7:00pm

October 23: EXPO 67: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

Using 50,000 archival documents, the full story of the white-knuckled countdown to the grand opening April 28, 1967 can be relived through this fascinating documentary.

7:30pm (note time change)

October 30: THE INTEGRAL MAN

Commissioned by Jim Stewart, the most published mathematician since Euclid, the fabulous Rosedale mansion known as Integral House incorporates a concert hall in its design. The architects of this acknowledged masterpiece are Shim and Sutcliffe, UWaterloo ’83 graduates

7:00pm

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