Subject: ADFF 2017 Program 17

Architecture & Design Film Festival 2017 - Program 17
Program 17
Director: Francesca Molteni
2017 / 62 min / Italy / World Premiere

Nov 4 @ 5:30 

Nov 5 @ 4:30 w/ Conversation 

Director: Francesca Molteni
2017 / 62 min / Italy
SUPERDESIGN is a film about the Italian Radical Movement in Architecture & Design in the 1960’s and 70’s. Through the words and stories of people who were part of that movement, we retrace the history and the heritage of the movement. They take us back to that time when everything seemed possible.

The mid-1960s represented a revolutionary time when the need for change has spread everywhere in the Western world and has pervaded all the aspects of life. Some beautiful archival historical images recreate the atmosphere of the period. It was a time of ‘positive turbulence’ also on an artistic level. And even today we can definitely catch a glimpse of this radical viruses in our interviewees!

In the film we encounter the architects and designers Emilio Ambasz, Franco Audrito, Dario Bartolini, Lapo Binazzi, Andrea Branzi, Germano Celant, Gilberto Coretti, Pietro Derossi, Piero Gilardi, Ugo La Pietra, Roberta Meloni, Alessandro Mendini, Adolfo Natalini, Gaetano Pesce, Gianni Pettena, Franco Raggi, Charlie Stendig, Cristiano Toraldo di Francia and Jim Walrod.

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