Tag: Film

A 1931 proposal from engineer Frank Vincent to create a 120-hectare artificial island in the middle of Perth Water, from Take me to the river: Alternative stories of Perth’s foreshore by Julian Bolleter.
News | Patrick Hunn | 25 Jan 2018

‘A form of storytelling’: Perth Writers Week to include architecture events

A number of film screenings, tours, and panel discussions at the 2018 Perth Writers Week will have an architectural slant.

Jane Jacobs.
News | Patrick Hunn | 10 May 2017

New films about urban activist Jane Jacobs and BIG’s Bjarke Ingels to screen at Sydney Film Festival

Citizen Jane focuses on Jacobs, well-known for both her activism and writing on urban planning. BIG Time charts the life of Ingels over a five-year period.

University of Melbourne Arts West Redevelopment by Architectus and ARM Architecture.
News | Patrick Hunn | 8 May 2017

New series of Sacred Spaces premieres

Now in its twelfth season, Sacred Spaces opens with ARM Architecture and Architectus designers on the redevelopment of the University of Melbourne arts faculty building.

DADo 2017:  Infinite Happiness
Films | 2 May 2017

DADo 2017: Infinite Happiness

This film explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architect Eero Saarinen.

Glenn Murcutt on the roof the Australian Islamic Centre.
News | Linda Cheng | 22 Nov 2016

Murcutt’s ‘most ambitious’ project on film

Glenn Murcutt’s latest project Australian Islamic Centre will be the subject of a new documentary film by Australian journalist and filmmaker Catherine Hunter.

Harry Seidler’s social housing development on the Neue Donau in Vienna.
Films | 25 Oct 2016

Harry Seidler: Modernist screening at ACMI

The new documentary celebrating the life and career of Austrian-born Australian architect Harry Seidler will be screened at the Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) on 6 November.

Harry Seidler's social housing development on the Neue Donau in Vienna.
News | Louisa Wright | 17 Aug 2016

New documentary shows intimate portrayal of Harry Seidler’s life and work

A new film celebrating the life of Austrian-born Australian architect Harry Seidler will premiere at the Sydney Opera House on 22 October.

Lobby interior of Trellick Tower.
Review | Colin Martin | 28 Jul 2016

The brutality of vertical living

Colin Martin reviews the film High-Rise, based on JG Ballard’s novel about the psychological effects of ‘the tower block’.

Sydney Opera House by Jørn Utzon, 1973.
News | Linda Cheng | 9 Jun 2016

Utzon’s Sydney Opera House saga to be dramatized on silver screen

A new feature film will dramatize the controversial saga behind the Sydney Opera House and the struggles of its “megalomaniac and genius” architect Jørn Utzon.

The Grand Museum (Das Grosse Museum) by Johannes Holzhausen.
Films | 7 Apr 2015

The Grand Museum (Das Grosse Museum)

Robin Boyd Foundation film society DADo presents a film looking behind the scenes of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.

A still from The Venice Syndrome.
Films | 7 Apr 2015

The Venice Syndrome

DADo, the film society of the Robin Boyd Foundation, presents a film about the decay of urban life in Venice.

Dome house by McBride Charles Ryan.
Films | 18 Sep 2014

Movie Club: Life Architecturally

The Museum of Sydney presents a documentary series exploring Australian architecture.

Enrico Taglietti design.
Films | 7 Aug 2014

Local Heroes II (short series)

DADo Film Society presents four short films investigating the role of architecture in the Australian identity.

Maison Bulle by Pierre Cardin.
Films | 7 Aug 2014

Great Expectations: A journey through the history of visionary architecture

DADo Film Society presents a documentary about some of the greatest architectural dreamers.

The Competition
Films | 10 Jul 2014

The Competition

The Competition makes its Australian Premiere at ACMI Cinema Melbourne.

Paris: The French New Wave...and Very Fast Cars
Films | 16 Jun 2014

Paris: The French New Wave…and Very Fast Cars

As part of the MADA Short Architectural Film 2014 Program curated by Cinecity, two French films will screen at MADA Gallery on Wednesday 25 June. Both films explore …

Cinecity 2014: The winning shot
News | 11 Jun 2014

Cinecity 2014: The winning shot

Winners announced in the 2014 Cinecity Architectural Film Project of short films.

Unsung Heroes (short series)
Films | 3 Jun 2014

Unsung Heroes (short series)

DADo Film Society presents three short films about women in architecture.

Still from Lindsay Sawyer’s The City is the People, commended in the 2013 Cinecity Architectural Film Project.
Films | 5 May 2014

Cinecity 2014

An architectural film project screening.

Still from Lindsay Sawyer’s The City is the People, commended in the 2013 Cinecity Architectural Film Project.
Films | 5 May 2014

Cinecity 2014

An architectural film project screening.