Architecture in Film series

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture will host a monthly series of free screenings beginning tonight and running through June.  The selected films explore ideas and themes on architecture and architects and feature pre-screening discussions and wine and cheese receptions at 6:30 PM.  The schedule:

Monday, February 6, 7:00 PM
Mon Oncle (1958)
Dir. Jacques Tati, France/Italy, 117 min, digital

Monday, March 5, 7:00 PM
The Architecture of Doom (1989)
Dir. Peter Cohen, Sweden, 119 min, digital

Monday, April 2, 7:00 PM
Strangers When We Meet (1960)
Dir. Richard Quine, US, 117 min, digital

Monday, May 7, 7:00 PM
Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect (1997)
+ selected short films by Charles & Ray Eames

Monday, June 4, 7:00 PM
Brazil (1985)
Dir. Terry Gilliam, 132 min, UK, digital

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture is located at 1218 Arch Street.

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Author: Eric Bresler

Eric is the Founder/Site Editor of whose additional activities are numerous: Director/Curator of the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), founder of Tokyo No Records, the brain behind Video Pirates, and active local film programmer including the Unknown Japan screening series. He’s served as a TLA Video Manager, Philadelphia Film Society Managing Director, and Adjunct Professor in Cinema Studies at Drexel University. He is shy and modest. Email Eric.

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