Subject: ADFF:NY Day 3 - Nov 3 2017

Nov 3, 2017
Day 3 of the festival promises to be a great night of film and conversation about architecture and design.

The 6:45 screening of REM is sold out, but there will be a rush line. There are still tickets available for the Saturday night screening of REM.

At 7:00, the US premiere of Integral Man, will be followed by a Q&A with the director Joseph Clement.

At 8:30, the world premiere of Face of a Nation will be folllowed by a Q&A moderated by Michael Sorkin who will be talking with the the director Mina Chow and design historian Beverly Payeff-Masey.

At 9:00, we'll be screening the world premiere of Made in Ilima. This film follows a MASS Design project in a remote area of the Congo. It's about a new conservation-focused primary school using local materials and techniques but bringing the forward-thinking architectural ideas of MASS Design to the project. The co-founders of MASS Design - Michael Murphy and Alan Ricks - and the director Thatcher Bean will be there after the screening for a conversation. Don't miss this one - some tickets are still available.

Made in Ilima - World Premiere
Nov 3 @ 9:00 Q&A with Architects Michael Murphy, Alan Ricks and Director Thatcher Bean Purchase Tickets
Nov 4 @ 7:30 Q&A with Director Thatcher Bean Purchase Tickets
Made in Ilima
Director: Thatcher Bean
2017/ 65 min / USA 

Screening with
Director: Brad Deal
2017 / 3 min / USA

In the center of Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Ilima community remains one of the most isolated in the world. They have coexisted with endangered wildlife in their surrounding forest for generations, but as the pace of development has increased, this fragile ecosystem has suffered.

In 2012 they partnered with the African Wildlife Foundation and the architecture firm, MASS Design Group to create a new conservation focused [read more

Face of a Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair? - World Premiere
Nov 3 @ 8:30 Q&A with Architect Michael Sorkin, Director Mina Chow Purchase Tickets
Nov 4 @ 2:45 Q&A with Architect Michael Sorkin, Director Mina Chow Purchase Tickets

Face of a Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair?
Director: Mina Chow
2017 / 57 min / USA 

Screening with
The Future of Cities
Director: Oscar Boyson
2016 / 18 min / USA

A Little Alcove: San Francisco Navigation Center
Director: Julian Pham
2017 / 4 min / USA

Daughter of immigrants, an idealistic architect struggles to keep her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World’s Fairs. For generations of Americans, World’s Fairs captured visions of hope for the future as part of their collective memory. Mina Chow became fascinated with World’s Fairs when she saw pictures of her parents at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Beginning with their stories, Mina shares this legacy and the American values that inspired her to become an architect. [ Read More ]
Integral Man - U.S. Premiere
Nov 3 @ 7:00 Q&A w/ Director Joseph Clement Purchase Tickets
Nov 4 @ 7:00 Q&A w/ Director Joseph Clement Purchase Tickets

Integral Man
Director: Joseph Clement
2016 / 62 min / Canada 

Screening with
Cabin at the River
Director: Silvia Zeitlinger
2017 / 8 min / Italy

After Euclid, Toronto’s Jim Stewart is the most published mathematician in the world. Stewart spent a decade and a small fortune building the home of his dreams to reflect his two obsessions: curves and music. The completed home, called Integral House, provides him with both.

A stunning architectural gem of subtly curved wood and vast, evocative spaces, [read more] 

Dries - U.S. Premiere
Nov 3 @ 8:45 Purchase Tickets
Nov 4 @ 9:00 Purchase Tickets

Director: Reiner Holzemer
2017 / 90 min / Belgium, Germany 

Screening with
Ex of In House
Director: Spirit of Space
2017 / 6 min / USA

For the first time, fashion designer Dries Van Noten allows a filmmaker to accompany him in his creative process and rich home life. For an entire year Reiner Holzemer documents the precise steps that Dries takes to conceive of four collections - the rich fabrics, embroidery and prints exclusive to his designs … as well as the emblematic fashion shows that bring his collections to the world and have become cult “must sees” at Paris Fashion Week. [read more]

Nov 3 @ 6:45 Conversation w Cathleen McGuigan and 
Nicolai Ouroussoff  Purchase Tickets
Nov 4 @ 9:30  Purchase Tickets
Director: Tomas Koolhaas
2016 / 75 min / USA

Architecture is usually filmed from the outside, as an inanimate object. The few depictions of interiors are usually limited to still or static images of an empty building, reducing it to no more than an icon or sculpture. REM, the documentary by Rem Koolhaas's son Tomas, uses an unconventional approach [read more] 

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