Subject: ADFF Newsletter October 9, 2018

October 9, 2018

We will have five amazing panel discussions at this year's festival directly following the films below. These are not-to-be-missed opportunities. To see the panel, just purchase a ticket for the film program.
Wednesday, Oct 17 @ 6:45pm
Frey: Part 1 - The Architectural Envoy
Director: Jake Gorst
2018 / 65 min / USA - NY Premiere

Cathleen McGuigan is editor in chief of Architectural Record. She is responsible for leading the award-winning editorial team to deliver thorough coverage of news, projects, and practice issues to architects, design professionals, and building product manufacturers. Her broad experience as an editor, journalist, and critic provides strong leadership for this integrated print and digital portfolio, as well as strikingly relevant professional and cultural content for readers across the globe. Read More

Jake Gorst is an Emmy awarding winning filmmaker and writer. Recent documentaries include Frey: The Architectural Envoy (2018), The Nature of Modernism: E. Stewart Williams, Architect (2014), and Modern Tide: Mid-century Architecture on Long Island (2012). He is the author of the book Andrew Geller: Deconstructed (2015, Glitterati Inc.) and a contributing writer to The Architect’s Newspaper, and Modern magazine. Read More
Architect and historian Alan Hess is author of twenty books on modern architecture and urbanism in the twentieth century; his subjects include John Lautner, Oscar Niemeyer, Frank Lloyd Wright, the Ranch House, Googie architecture, Las Vegas, and Palm Springs. He has been the architecture critic of the San Jose Mercury News, a contributor to The Architects Newspaper, grant recipient from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and a National Arts Journalism Program Fellow. Read More
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Wednesday, Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
Mies on Scene. Barcelona in two acts
Directors: Xavi Campreciós and Pep Martín
2018 / 57 min / Spain - NY Premiere
William Hanley is a New York City-based writer, editor, and media producer, focusing on design, art, and urbanism. He is the digital director at Surface magazine and was previously senior editor for digital media at Architectural Record, news editor at ARTnews, and staff writer at Rhizome, the New Museum-affiliated platform for digital art. Read More

Anna Ramos' architectural practice, established in Barcelona between 2000 and 2016, has dealt with renovation projects, small and medium scale private commitments and also public, cultural and service facilities.
Associate professor at Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona. Read More

Martino Stierli is the Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art, a role he assumed in March 2015. He is currently curating Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980, opening at MoMA in July 2018. Read More
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Thursday, Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm
Enough White Teacups
Director: Michelle Bauer Carpenter
2018 / 59 min / USA - NY Premiere

Kelsey Keith is the Editor-in-Chief of Curbed, the network from Vox Media covering local and national news for people in the places they live. She oversees all of Curbed’s editorial content from interior design and architecture to breaking news, home tech, renovations, culture and housing. Read More
Louis Becker has been part of the executive management team since 2005, and an early employee with Henning Larsen, since 1989. During the past three decades, Louis has cultivated a broad range of international experience on diverse project types including urban design and masterplanning, commercial and mixed-use projects, institutional and research facilities, and cultural landmarks.Read More
Joel Edwin Towers is the Executive Dean of Parsons School of Design. From 2007-2009 Towers was the Dean of the School of Design Strategies [SDS] at Parsons and Associate Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design at Parsons. SDS houses Parsons' programs in Design and Management, Foundation. Read More

Anne Dorte Riggelsen is the Ambassador at Consul General of Denmark in NYMs.Riggelsen holds a Master of Law from the University of Copenhagen and a postgraduate degree in Law from the College of Europe in Bruges. Read More
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Thursday, Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
Parallel Sprawl
Director: Ibai Rigby
2017 / 40 min / Switzerland

June Williamson is Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York, CUNY, where she teaches studios and seminars on housing, site design, urban analysis, and retrofitting suburban form. She is author of Designing Suburban Futures and co-author of Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning SuburbsRead More
Guillaume de Morsier is an architect and urban designer based in Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2010, together with Valentin Kunik, he founded Kunik de Morsier Architects, operating at the intersection of architecture, art and science. In 2012 they initiated the urban think-tank PARALLEL SPRAWL, investigating suburban areas in Kosovo and Switzerland. In 2018 the project received a grant from the Future Architecture Platform.
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Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss is a research architect. He works in a large array of disciplinary fields with a focus on architect’s role in contemporary art spaces, exhibition design and special projects. He covers most aspects of the artistic design process. He led research for Herzog & de Meuron Architects in Basel, Switzerland and worked as a collaborator and consultant with artists including Jenny Holzer, Ai Weiwei and Robert Wilson.  Read More
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Friday, Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm
Frank Gehry: Building Justice
Director: Ultan Guilfoyle
2018 / 70 min / USA - World Premiere

Wendy Goodman is a leader in the international design community, and has been the design editor at New York Magazine since 2007. Over the course of her career she has defined trends, discovered new talent, and worked with the best designers, architects, and photographers. 
Susan Burton was named by the Los Angeles Times as one of eighteen New civil Rights Leaders in the nation. Drawing on her personal experiences, she founded A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project (ANWOL) in 1998 - dedicating her life to helping others break the cycle of incarceration. In 2010, she was named a CNN Top Ten Hero and received the prestigious Citizen Activist Award from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Read More
Trattie Davies is a critic at the Yale School of Architecture, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate design studios and seminars. She is also founding Principal of Davies Toews Architecture, an award winning practice based in New York City and Vermont.  Ms. Davies has assisted Frank Gehry in his Advanced Studios at Yale, including the 2017 studio, The Future Of Prison. Read More
Ultan Guilfoyle, the Director of Frank Gehry: Building Justice.
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