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Selections from Montreal International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA)
When: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Where: At The Center
The Center for Architecture will host a series of international productions on architecture, selected from the 2009 FIFA on Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27, as part of MUSE's Art on Screen Film Festival.
3:00pm Two Mid-Century Villas
Introduced by Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIA New York
57 mins | 2006 | Dir. Juan Andrés Bello | Venezuela
The Villa Planchart in Caracas was designed by Gio Ponti
50 mins | 2009 | Dir. Rax Rinnekangas | Finland
Designed by Alvar Aalto and build in Noormarkku, Finland
6:30pm The Oslo Opera House
Introduced by Craig Dykers, Co-Founder Snøhetta
City of Cranes
14 mins | 2007 | Dir. Eva Weber | U.K.
A poetic view of London's changing landscape through the eyes of crane operators
The Oslo Opera House
59 mins | 2008 | Dir. Anne Elisabeth Andersen | Norway
Chronicles Norway's biggest cultural construction project ever, designed by the Norwegian firm Snøhetta
MUSE Film and Television is a leading nonprofit company dedicated to creating films on art and culture. Founded in 1992, MUSE’s mission is based on the belief that film is one of the most important ways to appreciate and understand art. Many MUSE productions have been included in the FIFA over the years. For more information about MUSE: www.musefilm.org.
The Montreal FIFA has earned international acclaim as the premiere film festival for the arts. Taking place over ten days in March 2009, the 27th FIFA attracted more than 35,000 visitors. Following the Montreal showings, the award-winning festival entries tour to other cities in Canada and abroad. The 28th FIFA will take place March 18-28, 2010. For more information: www.artfifa.com.