Midcentury Architecture on Long Island (1h28m, Denver, CO)
Thursday, July 12, 2012 12:00 Noon Film Block
20th century modern residential architecture by top architects and designers is being systematically deleted from the cultural landscape of Long Island, New York. Explore the work of the region's best post-war architects and designers, including Albert Frey, Wallace Harrison, Frank Lloyd Wright, Horace Gifford, Edward Durell Stone, Marcel Breuer, Andrew Geller, Philip Johnson, Charles Gwathmey, Barbara and Julian Neski, and others. The film features interviews with architects and historians, as well as friends, families and clients of these influential designers. Both rare archival material and gorgeous current-day cinematography highlight Long Island's often unappreciated modernist architectural treasures. Filmed all over Long Island. Filmmaker from Northport. Director: Jake Gorst. Producers: H. Kirk Brown III, Jill A. Wiltse, Heather Purcell Leja, Tracey Rennie Gorst. Documentary. Feature Film. Long Island Premiere.