As I prepare to leave Philadelphia, I decided to watch this documentary a professor recommended.
Documentarian Nathaniel Kahn examines the life and career of his father, architect Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974), whose work included the Salk Institute and the Parliament and Capitol Buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Among other surprising facts, the Oscar-nominated film reveals that the elder Kahn died of a heart attack in a Penn Station bathroom, unidentified and broke despite having been one of the century’s most influential visionaries.
A movie about a specific period in advertisement and the creative process of agencies. Is discusses the role of ads in the modern storytelling, but also brings some criticism on the dark effects of marketing campaigns.
As beautiful as the two previous one, this movie is an opportunity to think about how cities are designed and how this design impacts our lives. It features a lot of great interviews and present very good insights.
Second part of Hustwit trilogy, with great ideas about the relationship we have with things, environmental responsibilities and the future. The film features stories behind some great products and it is also a chance to hear from professionals behind iconic designs.