Subject: ADFF:NY 2018 Day 2 of 6

October 17, 2018

Last night was a great turnout for the world premiere of Leaning Out - a fantastic film about the Twin Towers' structural engineer Leslie E Robertson. If you missed it, there are still two more screenings (see the attached schedule)
Schedule for Today, Wednesday, Oct 17th
6:30 - The US premiere of Design Canada followed by a Q&A with the film's director Greg Durrell and producer Jessica Edwards. This program is co-presented with the Consulate General of Canada.Tickets

6:45 - The NY premiere of Frey: Part 1 - The Architectural Envoy followed by a Q&A moderated by Cathleen McGuigan and with the director Jake Gorst and author Alan Hess. Co-presented by Architectural Record and the Consulate General of Switzerland. Tickets

7:00 - The NY premiere of Meis on Scene: Barcelona in two Acts . Co-presented by Surface - SOLD OUT. A rush line will form at 6:30 for any sold out shows. Tickets

8:45: - Do More with Less shown with the short film Francis Kéré: An Architect Between - Tickets

9:00  -The Experimental City co-presented by Vitra - Tickets

9:15 - Built to Last – Relics of Communist Era Architecture shown with The Disappearance of Robin Hood- Tickets

9:30  -  The Power of the Archive shown with two shorts; Two Pianos and Timeless Tiles: The Italian Legacy. Co-presented by Ceramics of Italy - Tickets

A few pictures from opening night
Kyle Bergman, ADFF Festival Director; Leslie E Robertson, the structural engineer and subject of the film, Leaning Out; and SawTeen See, his wife, partner and structural engineer featured in the film.

Basia Myszynski, the co-director of Leaning Out; Philippe Petit, the high-wire artist also in the film; and Leonard Myszynski, co-director.

Heather Koury (center), the executive director at American Institute of Architects, Memphis; Cheryl Hess (right), the director of Past/Presence: Saving the Spring Garden School.

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