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Sat 02.27.2010

Selections from Montreal International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA)

When: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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.

1:00pm  Malls R Us
78 mins | 2008 | Dir. Helene Klodawsky | Canada
The world of shopping malls as reflections of our lifestyle, examining their history, their architectural choices, their social, cultural and political dimensions
*Filmmaker will be present

3:30pm  Infinite Space: The Architecture of John Lautner
90 mins | 2008 | Dir. Murray Grigor | Scotland/USA
"The purpose of architecture," said John Lautner (1911-1994), "is to create timeless, free, joyous spaces for all of life's activities."
*Filmmaker will be present

Sponsoring Organizations:

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:

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:

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