IT | 2017 for the 52' version 2013 for the 74' version | 52’/74' | HD | Italian, English (sub.), 52' French (sub.) | By Davide Maffei | Imago Orbis | Partners: Docomomo, Consiglio nazionale dell'ordine degli architetti; Ordine degli architetti di Belluno
Enrico Mattei, owner of a big industrial Italian company, ENI appoints in the 50s, the architect Edoardo Gellner (influenced by Vienna Secession & Carlo Scarpa, Venetian architect & designer) to design a holiday village in the beautiful landscapes of the Dolomite mountains for ENI's employees. This film tells the story of this fantastic adventure of the creation of a social and architectural experiment unique in its kind. The ENI Village became a huge complex but ist construction got abruptly interrupted by the death of its instigator.
DK | 2015 | 59’ | HD | Danish, Subtitles in English, Portugese, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese | By Casper Høyberg,Thomas Mogensen & Malene Vilstrup | Copenhagen Film Company | Broadcasters: DR TV, SVT
The story of the man behind the Danish design classics is the story of the designer, the craftsman, the private person and of post WWII. The unprecedented economic recovery reflected in culture & lifestyle. Børge Mogensen's furniture is now internationally recognised as an artform with refined and timeless details and continues to inspire.
FR / BE | 2015 | 52’ | HD | French, English (sub.) | By Juliette Cazanave | Cinétévé | Broadcasters: ARTE France, RTBF
Le Corbusier is probably the most famous architect from 20th century. Considered as one of the fathers of modern architecture, he dreamed a new society, being a town planner, decorator, designer, painter, sculptor & writer. From his luxury villas to his social buildings, he revolutionized the housing concept. Rediscover this visionary man and his century through his work & words.
FR | 2015 | 70' | HD | French (sub.), English (sub.) | By François Combin | Urubu Films
Xavier Veilhan, one of the most internationally renowned French visual artistl represented France at the Venice Biennale in 2017. In this documentary, he invests seven emblematic modernist houses in the USA, Russia, Spain & France with striking elegant installations & performances (sculptures, music, lighting effects etc.) where visitors can interact.
Locations : the VDL Research House by Richard Neutra, the Case Study House n°21 by Pierre Koenig and The Sheats-Goldstein Residence by John Lautner (Los Angeles), the Cité Radieuse by Le Corbusier (Marseille), The Sainte-Bernadette du Banlay by Paul Virilio and Claude Parent (Nevers), the Melnikov House (Moscow) and the Pavillon Mies van der Rohe (Barcelone).