Vu-topia

Futures on Film

Vu-topia Event

Saturday 28 March 2009

A weekend of shorts, features and archive material grouped around four distinct themes that chart 75 years of the development of film and experimentation with the shifting realm of the architectural imagination.

Vu-topia is accompanied by discussions, and present visions of new worlds from Corb himself to eco-architect Michael Reynolds and others.

Programme
Saturday 28th March 6pm

A Civic Endeavour

THINGS TO COME
UK 1936 Dir William Cameron Menzies
Plus
ARCHITECTURES D’AUJOURD HUI
France 1931, Dir Pierre Chenal

Homes for the Future

MON ONCLE
France 1958, Dir Jaques Tati
Plus
CHARLIE AND THE NEW TOWN
UK 1948, Dir John Halas
Plus
LEAVE IT TO ROLL-OH
USA 1940, Handy Organization
Made for the New York World’s Fair (1939-40)

Programme
Sunday 29th March 6pm

The City of Control

THX1138
USA 1971, Dir George Lucas

The fight for a future

GARBAGE WARRIOR
UK 2007, Dir Oliver Hodge
Plus
SHORTS- Unit 15
The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.
Plus
THE ARK
France 2006, Dir. Grzegorz Jonkajtys

For more information on the project CLICK HERE

Vu-topia is brought together by Building Futures with the RIBA Trust and the Barbican.

Start Date:

Saturday 28 March 2009 6.00pm

End Date:

Sunday 29 March 2009 10.00pm

Event Address:

Barbican Centre

EC2Y 8DS, LONDON, , EC2Y 8DS, United Kingdom

Event fee:

7.50 online (9.50 full price) 6.50 Concessions

Organiser:

RIBA Building Futures with the Barbican.

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