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Films & Schedules - Monday, November 8, 2010

MODERN VIEWS: A CONVERSATION ON NORTHWEST MODERN ARCHITECTURE

Mon, Nov 8, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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MODERN VIEWS: A CONVERSATION ON NORTHWEST MODERN ARCHITECTURE

DIRECTOR: BOAZ ASHKENAZY - WASHINGTON (SEATTLE)

(DOC) MODERN VIEWS illustrates how designers today can learn from sustainable and economic choices made as many as 50 years ago. Through the personal histories and insights of five prominent Northwest modern architects, Ashkenazy offers a deeper understanding of the unique style of architecture that emerged in the Pacific Northwest in a period that is often overlooked. Focusing primarily on the work of Arne Bystrom, Wendell Lovett, Gene Zema, Ralph Anderson, and Fred Bassetti, these “Northwest School” architects discuss how the Pacific Northwest landscape and climate guided their design decisions and their choice of materials, leading to a richer palette...

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SHOT ON BLOOD

Mon, Nov 8, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

SHOT ON BLOOD

DIRECTOR: OLIVER HOCKENHULL - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(EXP) Hockenhull’s description of his new experimental documentary only hints at his provocative image-making: “About Representation Today–analog/binary–& electricity & hydro power & British Columbia & the beginnings of cinema via Eadweard Muybridge & the energy certificates of the Technocracy party & the absolute value of noise & the year 1957 & regional modernism & the Big Bang & Vermeer’s ‘Milk Maid’ & Poincare recurrence theorem & the great Canadian cowboy singer Wilf Carter & Western Culture & the concept of Grace in Catholic painting & the Tathagatas of Buddhism & Boris Karloff as Frankenstein reaching for the light.”

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