29. 9. – 4. 10. 2023
Praha – Světozor Cinema – small hall Mon 02/10 20:30 140/160 CZK
Brno – OD Prior Mon 02/10 20:00 140/160 CZK
Nitra – Dom módy, Stefánikova trieda 52 Wed 04/10 18:30 Free

London’s now-demolished apartment complex Robin Hood Gardens often provokes conflicting attitudes in the architectural community. Was Alison and Peter Smithson’s brutalist 1972 feat a misunderstood masterpiece or a failure of social engineering? Fifty years after its opening, the documentary captures the building in all its glory just before a wrecking ball puts an end to the Smithsons’ magnum opus. While the artifact of the already demolished building is honored at the Venice Biennale, the film returns to the critics, admirers, and the building’s own inhabitants to try to determine the true legacy of this particular utopia.

Prague: With the presence of the filmmakers
Brno: Special screening in cooperation with platform Terén


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