The NCModernist/ModHomes Architecture Movie Series
Sponsored by Modernist Realtor Sarah Sonke

Also sponsored by Hill Country Woodworks


This year we are at the

1129 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill

The Chelsea is a beloved Chapel Hill art house theatre featuring fresh popcorn, craft beers, wine, and soft drinks! Doors open at 7pm. Tickets at the door are $11 general public, $9 Chelsea and Mod Squad members.  Or you can get advance tickets here

Special: Free admission for Mod Squad members with pre-registration, up to capacity: send an email to Rebekah@ncmodernist.org by noon on Friday before the film. Free seats do run out, so reserve yours early.

 

Monday, January 6, 730pm
NC State's Entry into the AIA Film Challenge (2019, 5 min)
with Professors Tom Barrie and David Hill

During a design studio, eleven NC State College of Design graduate students researched veteran homelessness and support services, compiled and analyzed best practices of micro housing, and made a video about building micro house villages for veterans statewide.

Renzo Piano: The Architect of Light (2018, 80 min)

A very special building, the Botín Center in Santander, Spain. The architect, a contemporary genius, Renzo Piano.The director, another contemporary genius, Carlos Saura. Carlos Saura and Renzo Piano will unfold their view on the relationship between architecture and cinema and show us the magic surrounding this gigantic building as imagined by Renzo Piano. The Botín Center, through time, will modify the soul of the city forever.


 

Monday, February 3, 730pm
Eileen Gray: Gray Matters (2014, 76 min)

Eileen Gray was an artist and architect whose vision and creative imagination changed the way we live with furniture and with houses. Featuring interviews with the foremost Gray scholars, auction experts, museum curators and collectors, the film explores one of the most influential but least known modernist icons with focus on the continuing relevance of Eileen Gray’s architectural and newly restored masterpiece, the Villa E1027.

Before the film, a panel discussion on the impact of Eileen Gray moderated by  architect Ellen Cassilly.


Past NCModernist Architecture Movies Include:

My Architect / Louis Sullivan: Struggle for American Architecture / The Birds Nest / The Fountainhead / Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect / Sketches of Frank Gehry / Koolhaas HouseLife / Citizen Architect / If You Build It / Visual Acoustics: The Modernism Of Julius Shulman / Lioness Among Lions: The Architect Zaha Hadid / Unfinished Spaces / Fallingwater: Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterwork / Modern Tide / The Infinite Happiness / Coast Modern / How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? / Phillip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect / Regular or Super: Mies Van der Rohe / Fully Awake: Black Mountain College / The Oyler House / Futuro: A New Stance for Tomorrow / People in Glass Houses: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler / The Pruitt-Igoe Myth / Me and My Moulton / Archiculture / Infinite Space: The Architecture of John Lautner / Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw The Future / Romanza: The Structures of California / Eames: The Architect and the Painter / Little Boxes: The Legacy of Henry Doelger / The Socialist, the Architect, and the Twisted Tower / ThThe Competition / The Vision of Paolo Soleri / Big Time: Bjarke Ingels / Face of a Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair? / Edge of the Possible: Special Edition / E. Stewart Williams / Glenn Murcutt: A Spirit of Place / Rendered Small / One Big Home / Desert Maverick: William Cody / William Krisel, Architect / Quiet Elegance: The Architecture of Hugh Kaptur / The Infinite Happiness: Bjarke Ingels 8 House/ Journeyman Architect: Donald Wexler / Columbus / Windshield: A Vanished Vision / Desert Utopia / Xmas Meier / Lustron: The House America's Been Waiting For / Modern Ruin / Gehry's Vertigo