29. 9. – 4. 10. 2022

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An Engineer Imagines

Remarkable film tribute to Peter Rice introduces an extraordinary career and character of one of the most acknowledged engineers of the 20th century – his childhood in the Irish Dundalk,...

  • Invisible Architects

  • Premiere
  • PrahaThu 29/09 20:00
  • BrnoSat 01/10 18:00
  • OstravaThu 06/10 17:30
  • ŘevniceMon 03/10 19:00
  • Ústí nad LabemMon 03/10 19:00
  • Vysoké MýtoMon 03/10 19:00
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Battleship Berlin

In the past years, the faith of the Berlin Brutalist building, former research lab built in 1981 and used for animal testing for decades, has raised heated discussions. The film...

  • Breaking Points

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Breathing Walls

With regard to vast concrete construction of high-rise housing estates in densely populated cities of India, a project emerged that is based on sustainable constructions out of mud coexisting with...

  • Design & Build

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Building Bastille

Incredible story about the representative building of the Bastille opera in Paris built in 1989 on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille. The winner...

  • Invisible Architects

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  • ŘevniceSun 02/10 19:00
  • PrahaSat 01/10 18:00
  • BrnoSun 02/10 20:00
  • PrahaSat 01/10 18:00
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Contact Transgas

Audiovisual comeback to the near past, when the Prague neighbourhood of Vinohrady witnessed a disappearance of the building complex Transgas – a unique exemplar of early use of high-tech style...

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Detours

Poetic documentary describes – in an apparently unbiased way – new means of dealing with illegal drugs in the Moscow urban jungle. The film plays out in sleepy neighbourhoods between...

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Don’t Leave Me

Music video by Terra in the black and white picture is dominated by the Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord at Jiřího z Poděbrad Square by the...

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Enter Through the Balcony

Creating comfort in the not so spacious Ukrainian housing estates, temporary balconies used to be a complete rarity. Interviews with balcony owners, Council employees, historians, sociologists and also urbanists, developers...

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Esquizo

Experimental film by the world-renowned Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill, among others the author of several reconstructions in Prague, is an abstract cinematic testimony of the architecture of the brain. Psychodrama...

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Film DA: Domov od Kotěry

Villa Fröhlich in Černošice is one of the early designs by the architect Jan Kotěra. The summer house uniquely combines the influence of English residential architecture with the Czech vernacular tradition....

  • Breaking Points

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  • PrahaFri 30/09 20:30
  • PrahaFri 30/09 20:45
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Film DA: Letea

In a picturesque Rumanian village of Letea located between water canals, rural woods, Ukraine and the Black sea, animals have become the most common inhabitants of a number of abandoned...

  • Breaking Points

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  • PrahaThu 29/09 20:00
  • PrahaFri 30/09 20:00
  • PrahaSun 02/10 19:00
  • PrahaMon 03/10 20:00
  • BrnoSat 01/10 18:00
  • BrnoTue 04/10 17:45
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First Lady of Czech Architecture

Documentary portrait of Czech architect, professor and outstanding character Alena Šrámková captures her lifetime inextricably tied to the destiny of her projects and executed buildings. Her work not following fashionable...

  • Tribute to AŠ

  • PrahaSun 02/10 16:00
  • FrýdlantSat 01/10 16:00
  • HodonínSun 02/10 17:30
  • HraniceSat 01/10 20:00
  • Josefův DůlFri 30/09 18:00
  • Libčice nad VltavouSat 01/10 15:30
  • OstravaSat 01/10 19:30
  • PiešťanySat 01/10 19:30
  • Ústí nad LabemMon 03/10 18:00
  • Vysoké MýtoFri 30/09 19:00
  • ZlínSat 01/10 17:00
  • ŽilinaTue 04/10 18:00
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Francis Kéré: An Architect Between

Pritzker-prize winner of 2022 Francis Kéré creates simple technology designs for both developing and high-income countries and uses local materials to enhance social, economic and political environments. The film documents...

  • Design & Build

  • PrahaThu 29/09 18:00
  • PrahaSun 02/10 20:30
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Frey: Part II – The Architectural Interpreter

Originally from Switzerland the architect Albert Frey started his career in the studio of Le Corbusier working on the iconic Villa Savoye. Strongly influenced by this experience, he left his...

  • Invisible Architects

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  • PrahaFri 30/09 20:30
  • PrahaFri 30/09 20:45
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Grethe Meyer: The Queen of Danish Design

Danish design is known all over the world for its simplicity, functionality and longevity, but most female designers from the so called 'Golden Age of Danish design', which spanned from...

  • Invisible Architects

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  • PrahaSat 01/10 20:00
  • PrahaTue 04/10 18:00
  • BrnoSun 02/10 19:00
  • HodonínSat 01/10 17:30
  • OstravaThu 06/10 20:00
  • PiešťanyFri 30/09 19:30
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High Maintenance – The Life and Work of Dani Karavan

Documentary follows the last year in the life of Israeli sculptor Dani Karavan, the author of almost hundred executions on the verge of sculpture and architecture. Karavan describes his own...

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Jean Prouvé’s House

Originally a blacksmith, but most of all a self-taught designer and architect Jean Prouvé significantly contributed to the outlook of French architecture of the 20th century and to the technological...

  • Inspiration of Jan Hřebejk

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Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect

The Pritzker-Prize-winning Irish-American architect Kevin Roche is not world-famous, despite a lifetime of acclaimed work such as the Ford Foundation headquarters and College Life Insurance Company as well as 60...

  • Invisible Architects

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  • PrahaThu 29/09 18:00
  • PrahaSun 02/10 20:30
  • OstravaSat 01/10 18:00
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Landscape and Community: Buddy Holly Hall, Lubbock, Texas

New cultural and science center Buddy Holly Hall grew out of the community needs inspired by the physical and cultural milieu of Lubbock, a city in Texas. The name of...

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  • PrahaSat 01/10 18:00
  • PrahaSat 01/10 18:00
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Lines

Bratislava in the past few years is a place of relatively fast urban transformation, which is represented by the new and clean straight roadway lines. Demolition and vast construction make...

  • Breaking Points

  • PrahaMon 03/10 18:00
  • BrnoMon 03/10 20:00
  • HodonínSat 01/10 19:45
  • Hradec KrálovéSun 02/10 17:30
  • NymburkSat 08/10 18:00
  • OpavaTue 04/10 18:00
  • PardubiceSat 01/10 19:00
  • ZlínThu 06/10 18:00
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Lions aren’t designed for this Environment

While water is not the natural habitat for Felidae, what is the faith of the lion in the Hotel Thermal’s emblem in the spa town of Karlovy Vary? A short...

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Mi abuela

Short intimate cinematic portrait is a personal tribute to the author's grandmother, the architect Alena Šrámková (1929-2022). The 2019 film follows the architect in the new building of the Faculty...

  • Tribute to AŠ

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Mud Frontier: Architecture at the Borderlands

Can a natural material like mud present the future of construction? Mud Frontiers is an experimental project led by the architect and lecturer at the American Berkeley University Ronald Rael...

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Paradise Lost, History in the Unmaking

When the filmmaker Andy Howlett first set out with his camera to document the final days of the Birmingham Brutalist Central Library in the area called Paradise Circus, little did...

  • Breaking Points

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  • PrahaTue 04/10 18:00
  • BrnoFri 30/09 20:00
  • Karlovy VaryMon 03/10 19:00
  • OpavaFri 30/09 19:00
  • PiešťanyThu 29/09 19:30
  • PlzeňFri 30/09 19:30
  • Rajecké TepliceSat 01/10 18:30
  • Vratislavice nad NisouTue 04/10 19:00
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Pina

Dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch was a legend of the international dance scene. She transformed the language of movement with unique multimedia creations arousing emotions while offering an inimitable visual...

  • Inspiration of Jan Hřebejk

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The Bubble

Welcome to Villages, the largest retirement community in America. In the sun-lit and perfectly kept paradise on 82 km2 there are more than 150 residents aged 55+. 96 recreation centres,...

  • Breaking Points

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  • Lecture + film
  • PrahaMon 03/10 20:00
  • BrnoTue 04/10 17:45
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Under Tomorrow’s Sky

What is the daily work flow of Winy Maas, co-founder of the world-renowned Dutch studio MVRDV? Intercontinental routes – from finishing the mirror-covered museum building in his hometown of Rotterdam,...

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  • HodonínTue 04/10 17:30
  • ŽilinaMon 03/10 18:00
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Valldaura: Young Architects in a Pandemic

In the Valldaura residence, a laboratory led by the Barcelona institute IAAC, a group of young architects from around the world take part in a short-term educational programme. Struck by...

  • Design & Build

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  • PrahaThu 22/09 18:00
  • BrnoThu 29/09 18:00
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