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Bird's Nest - Herzog & De Meuron in China (2008 Documentary)
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Superstar architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron must negotiate between two cultures, two architectural traditions... (88 mins.)
 
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Antonio Gaudí (1984 Documentary)
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Hiroshi Teshigahara's camera takes us over, under, around, and into buildings and a park designed by Antonio Gaudí (1852 - 1926)... (72 mins.)
 
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Great Expectations (2007 Documentary)
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This film takes the viewer on a journey through possible and impossible architecture projects - from the beginning of the 20th century to today... (52 mins.)
 
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Kochuu (2003 Documentary)
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KOCHUU is a visually stunning film about modern Japanese architecture, its roots in the Japanese tradition... (52 mins.)
 
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Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003 Documentary)
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A documentary on how Los Angeles has been used and depicted in the movies. (169 mins.)
Director: Thom Andersen
Stars: Encke King
 
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Louis Sullivan: the Struggle for American Architecture (2010 Documentary)
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Documentary about the revolutionary and brilliant Chicago architect Louis Sullivan (1856-1924); his rapid rise to fame, tragic decline, and the ultimate triumph of his creative spirit. (97 mins.)
 
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Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect (1997 Documentary)
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Regular or Super: Views on Mies van der Rohe (2004 Documentary)
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REGULAR OR SUPER is a fascinating and informative introduction to the work of Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969)... (52 mins.)
 
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REM: Rem Koolhaas Documentary (???? Documentary)
Director: Tomas Koolhaas
 
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Schindlers Häuser (2007 Documentary)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Heinz Emigholz
 
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Unfinished Spaces (2011 Documentary)
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Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece. (86 mins.)
 
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Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City (2010 Documentary)
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Few individuals have had more impact on the American city than architect and planner Daniel Hudson Burnham... (56 mins.)
Director: Judith McBrien
 
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Design Is One: The Vignellis (2012 Documentary)
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Italian-born Massimo and Lella Vignelli are among the world's most influential designers. Throughout their long career... (86 mins.)
 
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Beyond Utopia: Changing Attitudes in American Architecture (1984 Documentary)
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In 1982, at the height of the postmodernist adventure in architecture we visit 4 practices: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown... (59 mins.)
 
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The Practice of Architecture: Visiting Peter Zumthor (2012 Documentary)
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The architect Peter Zumthor lives and works in the remote village of Haldenstein in the Swiss Kanton of Graubünden... (58 mins.)
 
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Lebbeus Woods + Steven Holl: The Practice of Architecture (2012 Documentary)
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Architects Lebbeus Woods and Steven Holl have been friends for many years. Both are theorists but Woods... (53 mins.)
 
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The Artist's Studio: E.W. NAY (2012 Documentary)
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A visit to the studio of Ernst Wilhelm Nay, a remarkable, if somewhat solitary German artist, who had... (53 mins.)
 
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David Chipperfield: Form Matters (2012 Documentary)
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When the Tuscan city of Pisa commissioned David Chipperfield to create a master plan that would bring new vitality to this historic place on the Arno... (59 mins.)
 
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New York Dance: States of Performance (2010 Documentary)
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(97 mins.)
 
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Cecil Balmond: Visionary Engineer and Architect (2009 Documentary)
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In conversations with the architecture critic Sanford Kwinter, Cecil Balmond reveals his vision and... (56 mins.)
 
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Germany's Cold War Cultures 1949-1989: Re-thinking the Art History of a Politically Divided Country (2009 Documentary)
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During the Cold War (1949-89) in both Germanys, the creation of art, its reception, and its theorization... (60 mins.)
 
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Jeff Wall: Retrospective (2007 Documentary)
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Jeff Wall is one of the most important and influential photographers working today. His work played... (58 mins.)
Stars: Jeff Wall
 
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Hans Haacke: 4 Decades (2007 Documentary)
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Hans Haacke is a key figure in contemporary art whose work intersects with conceptual, pop, minimal and land art... (59 mins.)
 
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Bernd and Hilla Becher: Typologies of Industrial Architecture (2007 Documentary)
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Bernd and Hilla Becher have been working together as photographers since 1957 documenting and classifying endangered architecture... (56 mins.)
 
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Peter Eisenman: Building Germany's Holocaust Memorial (2006 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Richard Meier in Rome: Building a Church in the City of Churches (2006 Documentary)
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Building a church in Rome is a challenge, but Richard Meier's Jubilee Church meets this challenge comfortably... (58 mins.)
 
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Gerhard Richter: 4 Decades (2005 Documentary)
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Gerhard Richter's career as a painter began after his departure from East Germany in 1961. He is now considered "Europe's greatest modern painter"... (58 mins.)
 
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What is Minimalism?: The American Perspective 1958-1968 (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary that provides answers, featuring the exhibit, A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968... (58 mins.)
 
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A Day with Zaha Hadid (2004 Documentary)
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Zaha Hadid discusses her current work while taking the camera through her retrospective exhibition "Zaha Hadid has Arrived" at Vienna's MAK... (58 mins.)
Stars: Zaha Hadid
 
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Bernard Tschumi: Architect and Theorist (2003 Documentary)
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Despite his time-consuming responsibilities as Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture... (58 mins.)
 
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Aberrant Architectures?: Diller + Scofidio at the Whitney Museum (2003 Documentary)
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Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio established the architectural firm of Diller + Scofidio in the late '70's... (58 mins.)
 
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The State of Architecture at the Beginning of the 21st Century (2003 Documentary)
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This video documents an historic two-day conference organized in March, 2003 by Bernard Tschumi, then... (58 mins.)
 
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Alvaro Siza: Transforming Reality (2003 Documentary)
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In "Álvaro Siza Transforming Reality", Portugal's renowned architect discusses his work and tours15... (59 mins.)
 
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Conversations with Philip Guston (2003 Documentary)
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Art historians and critics talk with Philip Guston about his ideas and new work of the 1970's. Filmed during the making of "Philip Guston: A Life Lived". (45 mins.)
 
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Art in our Time: Toward a New Museum of Modern Art (2002 Documentary)
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The Museum of Modern Art in New York was founded in 1929 by three inspired society women who wanted to make contemporary art accessible to the public...
 
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The New Modernists: Folds Blobs + Boxes, Architecture in the Digital Era (2001 Documentary)
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Since the Baroque era of the 17th century, architects have been trying to cast off the Cartesian grid... (58 mins.)
 
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Frank Gehry: An Architecture of Joy (2001 Documentary)
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"Frank Gehry: An Architecture of Joy" is about Gehry's work of the 1990s: his breakthroughs in architecture... (58 mins.)
 
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Berlin's Jewish Museum: A Personal Tour with Daniel Libeskind (2001 Documentary)
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This extraordinary haunting building, a zig-zag form reflecting an invisible matrix of addresses of Jewish Berliners who once lived in the area... (58 mins.)
 
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The Once and Future Pariser Platz: A Square in Berlin Comes Back (1999 Documentary)
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Since the fall of the wall Berlin has been trying to come back as the metropolis it once was. An important... (58 mins.)
 
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The New Modernists: German Architecture for the 21st Century (1999 Documentary)
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A visit with the principals of seven architectural practices at the sites of their best work in many parts of Germany... (58 mins.)
 
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Monk (1999 Documentary)
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In 1968, we had the opportunity to spend time with Thelonious Monk and his musicians, following him in New York... (58 mins.)
 
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Speaking of Abstraction: A Universal Language (1999 Documentary)
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At the beginning of the twenty-first century, abstraction - that most quintessentially modernist innovation... (48 mins.)
 
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Steven Holl: The Body in Space (1999 Documentary)
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Steven Holl is one of the most innovative American architects working today. In this portrait he presents some of his acclaimed works... (58 mins.)
 
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Christo and Jeanne-Claude (1995 Documentary)
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Christo and Jeanne-Claude met in Paris in 1958 and so began an extraordinary adventure in art, a series... (58 mins.)
 
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Peter Eisenman: Making Architecture Move (1995 Documentary)
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(56 mins.)
 
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Louis Kahn: Silence and Light (1995 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
 
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Kisho Kurokawa: From Metabolism to Symbiosis (1993 Documentary)
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A portrait of the internationally acclaimed Japanese architect who employs Buddhist ideas in a symbiosis... (58 mins.)
 
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The New Modernists: 6 European Architects (1992 Documentary)
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Produced at roughly the same time as The New Modernists 9 American Architects, this film examines an... (58 mins.)
 
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John Hejduk: Builder of Worlds (1992 Documentary)
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A poet among architects and an innovator among educators, John Hejduk converses with poet David Shapiro at The Cooper Union about the mystery and spirit of architecture. His own sketches and structures are shown. (30 mins.)
 
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After Modernism: The Dilemma of Influence (1992 Documentary)
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The purposeful dismantling of the modernist myth has been the central issue of contemporary art making and art criticism... (58 mins.)
 
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Art in an Age of Mass Culture (1991 Documentary)
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Conceived as a response to the much discussed and now legendary exhibition HIGH & LOW: HIGH ART AND POPULAR CULTURE... (31 mins.)
 
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Arata Isozaki II (1991 Documentary)
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This sequel revisits Isozaki at the successful completion of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles... (58 mins.)
 
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Tadao Ando (1988 Documentary)
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Tadao Ando, a self-taught architect, proposes an international architecture that he believes can only be conceived by someone Japanese... (58 mins.)
 
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Mies (1986 Documentary)
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No understanding of the modern movement in architecture is possible without knowledge of its master builder... (58 mins.)
 
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Pablo Picasso: The Legacy of a Genius (1981 Documentary)
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Exploring the breadth of the artist's achievements through the insights and speculations of fellow artists... (89 mins.)
 
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We Were German Jews (1981 Documentary)
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In 1943 Herbert and Lotte Strauss made the courageous decision to escape from Germany and almost certain extermination in a Nazi concentration camp... (58 mins.)
 
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Isamu Noguchi (1972 Documentary)
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The articulate artist reveals insights gained in his lifelong progress in a continuous involvement with sculpture... (30 mins.)
 
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The Human Behavior Experiments (2006 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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Bauhaus - Mythos der Moderne (1998 Documentary)
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(117 mins.)
 
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Bauhaus: Shadow of Light/Archive (2006 Video)
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Two previously released VHS's together on one DVD. Contains all the Bauhaus promotional videos as well as live performances recorded at the Old Vic Theatre in London in 1982. All the hits are included in these 19 tracks. (120 mins.)
 
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Architectures (2001 TV Series)
Episode: Das Bauhaus in Dessau (2001)
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Who: Walter Gropius What: Staatliches Bauhaus, architecture school Where: Dessau, Germany. (28 mins.)
 
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Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio (2010 Documentary)
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In rural Alabama, architecture students cross the threshold of poverty to build communities, not just structures, and leave snakebit to make a better world. (57 mins.)
 
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Why Man Creates (1968 Documentary)
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(29 mins.)
Director: Saul Bass
 
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Design & Thinking (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on design thinking and its impact on society and businesses. (74 mins.)
Director: Mu-Ming Tsai
 
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Moshe Safdie: The Power of Architecture (2005 Documentary)
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Moshe Safdie: The Power of Architecture is a film portrait of the dynamic, Canadian-Israeli architect... (91 mins.)
Director: Donald Winkler
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005)
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A look at the life and work of the renown architect. (90 mins.)
 
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Life Begins Tomorrow (1950 Documentary)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Nicole Védrès
 
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Oscar Niemeyer - A Vida É Um Sopro (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life, works and philosophy of a genius and a human being of unique "largesse d'esprit". (90 mins.)
Director: Fabiano Maciel
 
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Les bâtisseurs (1938 Documentary)
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(48 mins.)
Director: Jean Epstein