Architectural Film Days, Toldi Cinema Budapest, 5 - 9 March

  • 5 Mar 2015 10:30 AM
Architectural Film Days, Toldi Cinema Budapest, 5 - 9 March
Hosted by KÉK - Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Center, screenings will take place at Toldi Cinema, with over 30 documentaries, short and experimental films, open to all who want to learn about current questions of urbanism, architecture and design.

These films reveal approaches that will help us looking at the surrounding city in different ways and explore the untapped opportunities of urban space and communities. Self-organized urban communities, strange world of funfairs and theme parks, architectural traces of Eastern Europe’s political transformations, new forms of urban activism – these are the main themes in focus at the 7th Budapest Architectural Film Days.

Exclusive to this year's ceremonies, the screenings will be concluded with a gala event held on Monday, March 9th at Uránia Movie Theater. Features include the national premiere of Cathedrals of Culture, the 3D movie by German director legend Wim Wenders, a journey into the world of our everyday through the eyes of six iconic buildings.

Project contributors include Robert Redford, Michael Madsen and Karim Aïnouz. Guests at this year’s festival include two star architects, Herman Hertzberger and Isay Weinfeld, who will held lectures at the cinema on 7 and 8 March. The screenings will be accompanied by further discussions and roundtables with architects, designers and urban thinkers.


Thursday 5th March

Toldi Room 1
19:00 Opening film: Estate, a Reverie
21:00 Reception - Music: Dj Chief Architect (Sándor Finta)

Friday 6th March

Toldi Room 1
19:00 Christiania - 40 Years of Occupation
screening and discussion with the directors, Robert Lawson and Richard Jackman
21:00 Short History of Abandoned Sets / The Machines of the Isle of Nantes / The Poor Man's Follies

Toldi Room 2
19:30 Maker
screening and discussion with Makers from Budapest

Toldi Foyer
22:00 Party - Toldi Klub - Nightdrive

Saturday 7th March

Toldi Room 1
17:15 Infrastructure and Architecture: Unplanned Agency / Overpass / Ring / London Orbital
19:00 H2T / If You Build It
screening and discussion with the Hello Wood team + Mome Ecolab + Valyo group
21:00 The School as City
screening and discussion with Herman Hertzberger

Toldi Room 2
17:00 Beyond Metabolism / Microtopia
18:45 Shorts - Eastern European fairy tales
20:30 Stone Guests / Neon
screening and discussion with the director, Eric Bednarski

Toldi Foyer
22:00 Party - Toldi Klub - WOW

Sunday 8th March

Toldi Room 1
16:30 Mumbai: Maximum City under Pressure / Gran Horizonte: Around the Day in 80 Worlds
screening and discussion with the director, Daniel Schwartz
18:00 Double Happiness
Copied city image - screening and roundtable discussion
20:00 Month of Sundays / Barbicania

Toldi Room 2
17:00 Shorts - Overbuilt and unfinished
19:00 Inner Yard / Life in the Coffin Factory
screening and discussion with the director, Alexander Dworschak

Monday 9th March

Uránia Cinema
18:30 Cathedrals of Culture, part 1
(Wim Wenders, Michael Glawogger, Michael Madsen)
20:15 Cathedrals of Culture, part 2
(Robert Redford, Margreth Olin, Karim Aïnouz)

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