4x4 architecture and design films
Date: June 21, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: R&D, 691 Auahi Street
WE OPEN THE SUMMER WITH A SPECIAL EDITION OF OUR DOCUMENTARY FILM SERIES, FOCUSED ON FOUR NEW DOCUMENTARIES ON ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, EACH MAKING THEIR HAWAII DEBUT:
LIONESS AMONG LIONS – THE ARCHITECT ZAHA HADID Thursday/June21/7PM – Purchase Tickets Sunday/June24/9PM – Purchase Tickets A look at one of the world’s foremost contemporary architects. About the Director, Horst Brandenburg “Let us dare both – courage and doubt” Specialized in architecture, design and art within their cultural framework and social contexts, 1952 German born author Horst Brandenburg is an internationally renowned filmmaker and video designer. Since 1984 documentaries for international TV, film-works, video-designs or multimedia presentations for museums, institutions, foundations and companies demonstrate, explore and question the multitude and dynamics of human creativity and expression. In among more than sixty documentaries and about two hundred short films Horst Brandenburg collaborated with e.g. : Norman Foster, Frank O. Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, Peter Zumthor, Achille Castiglioni, Ettore Sottsass, Michele de Lucchi, Ron Arad, Dieter Rams, Jasper Morisson, Konstantin Grcic or artists like Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Andreas Gursky, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Bob Wilson. Since its founding 20 years ago, Horst Brandenburg has been closely attached to prestigious European cultural TV channel Arte and his nomadic film works are shown on numerous TV stations around the globe. Films like: “Eames – The Universe of Charles and Ray ” “The Heroes of Italian and German Design” “In the Arabian Labyrinth, Architecture of Light and shadow” “Guggenheim Temples, Architecture of a Museum Company” “What Moves us, Cars, Cities and Human Future” “Design for All, The Victoria & Albert Museum” “Lioness among Lions”, The Architect Zaha Hadid” Horst Brandenburgs films and video installations have been presented at museums and filmfestivals like Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, St. Petersburg, Paris, London, Antwerp, Montreal, Naples, Chicago, Cairo or New York City. In 2004 Horst Brandenburg received the if-silver award of the German Design Council for his 24 screens video installation “Design Wispers”, a permanent presentation in the “Pinakothek der Moderne”, Munich, interpreting the interconnected development of form within the 20th century. Read the press release (.doc file). URBANIZED, BY GARY HUSWIT (sponsored by HONBLUE) Friday/June22/9PM – Purchase Tickets Saturday/June23/7PM – Purchase Tickets From the creator of Helvetica and Objectified, a critical look at the design of cities View trailer. | Learn more. DESIGN & THINKING (sponsored by AIGA Honolulu) Thursday/June21/9PM – Purchase Tickets Sunday/June24/7PM – Purchase Tickets An exciting collection of interviews with today’s most innovative designers that explores “the impact design thinking has on the world.” View trailer. | Learn more. POOL PARTY Friday/June22/7PM – Purchase Tickets Saturday/June232/9PM – Purchase Tickets The story of McCarren Pool, the largest public swimming pool in New York City, which was abandoned for nearly 25 years and transformed by an incredible music series in its basin. View trailer. | Learn more. Limited seating for screenings. Select a date & time to purchase a ticket (links located under the movie titles).
Mahalo to our sponsors: Kamehameha Schools, HONBLUE, & AIGA Honolulu.