University of Waterloo Architecture
19Oppositions: Architecture On Film
Oppositions: Architecture on Film is a film series that offers insights into the role of design in the built environment by presenting pairings of films that have opposing themes related to issues of design and cultural development. Happening at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, and presented with the Toronto Society of Architects, each film pairing will be followed by a brief discussion moderated by the Toronto Society of Architects.
Tickets: $11 ($8 for Bloor members)
Double Bill: $15 ($12 for Bloor members)
Feburary 25 – Old World/New Frontiers
This pairing focuses on issues of development in northern latitudes in contrast with development in temperate climates. University of Waterloo Architecture professor Lola Sheppard, and Greenpeace activist and University of Toronto professor, Keith Stewart will participate in post-screening Q&As.
TROUBLE IN THE PEACE
D: Julian T. Pinder | Canada | 2012 | 94 min | STC
March 13 – Reality/Representation
This pairing focuses on the aesthetics of pre- and post-architecture. Mock-Ups In Close-Up directors Gabu Heindl and Drehli Robnik will participate in post-screening Q&As.
VISUAL ACOUSTICS: THE MODERNISM OF JULIUS SHULMAN
D: Eric Bricker | USA | 2008 | 83 min | STC
MOCK-UPS IN CLOSE-UP: ARCHITECTURAL MODELS IN FILM
D: Gabu Heindl, Drehli Robnik | Austria | 2013 | 120 min | STC
March 25 – Lifestyle/Lifeblood
This pairing focuses on urban morphology, specifically the changing demographics within neighbourhoods and how the planned contrasts with the unplanned. Special Guests: TBA.