The NCMH/MoHo Realty
Architecture Movie Series

other series sponsors include

Doors open at 7pm.  Tickets are $10 at the door, cash and credit cards accepted. Mod Squad members get in free until capacity is reached, so come early.  First 100 NCSU students with ID get in free.   NCSU Friends of the Library get 10% off tickets with Friends of the Library Card.


Thursday, October 1, 730pm

James B. Hunt Jr. Library Auditorium, NC State University, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh.  Loads of free parking adjacent to the Library!
The Competition
(2013, 99 min)

A raw account of how some of the best architects in the world, design giants like Jean Nouvel, Frank Gehry, and Zaha Hadid, struggle to beat the competition for the National Museum of Art in Andorra. It's mud wrestling with architects!  This is the first competition to be documented, producing an unclassifiable film that turns into an intense thriller.  Trailer.
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Small Houses Double Feature

Thursday,
November 5, 730pm

James B. Hunt Jr. Library Auditorium, NC State University, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh. Loads of free parking adjacent to the Library!  Hosted by:


Lustron:  The House America's Been Waiting For (2004, 57 min)

This is the rise and fall of engineering visionary Carl Strandlund and his post-World-War-II brainchild, the Lustron porcelain-enameled-steel manufactured house.  His Lustron ranch-style house was rot-proof, vermin-proof, never needed painting, had about 1,000 square feet, cost much less than $10,000, and could be erected on-site in less than a week.



Little Boxes: The Legacy of Henry Doelger (57 min)
A Monique Lombardelli documentary celebrating the life and works of SF Bay Area real estate development icon Henry Doelger, a pioneer of mid-century Modern design. 
Trailer.
Downtown Special Event!
Saturday, November 14, 730pm, Kings Barcade, 14 West Martin Street, Raleigh.  Hosted by Adam Carrington of:

Modern Ruin (2015, 78 min) 

Modern Ruin tells the story of Philip Johnson's New York State Pavilion during the glory days of the World's Fair and chronicles its demise over the past 50 years as a 60's concert venue and 70's roller rink, plus recent advocacy efforts to save and repurpose the structure.  Special Guest:  Producer and Director Matt Silva, who will introduce the film and do a Q&A afterwards.  Introducing Matt Silva, Film Studies Professor Marsha Gordon of NC State.  Trailer.

Beer, wine, and soft drinks are available for purchase at King's.
Holiday Starchitecture Double Feature

Thursday, December 3, 730pm

James B. Hunt Jr. Library Auditorium, NC State University, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh.  Loads of free parking adjacent to the Library!
Xmas Meier (2013, 37 min) takes us, during the Christmas season, in the heart of a working-class Rome town lifted from anonymity to international renown from a church built by Richard Meier. There's controversy, caustic irony, and free speech along with the faithful's devotion. Welcome to Rome!  Trailer.

Gehry's Vertigo (2013, 45 min)
offers a rare trip to the roofs of the world-famous Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Through the portrait of the climbing team in charge of the glass cleaning, their ascensions, their techniques and difficulties, this film observes the good and not-so-good complexity of Frank Gehry's architecture.  Trailer.

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Thursday, January 7, 730pm

James B. Hunt Jr. Library Auditorium, NC State University, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh.  Loads of free parking adjacent to the Library!
Romanza: The Structures of California Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (2012, 75 min)

See 25 buildings Wright designed for the West Coast, weaving details of the architect's design principles with his life. Interviews of Wright experts, clients, and people who live in and work in the buildings will have you feel the emotional bonds of the occupants with their homes!  Trailer.

Double Feature

Thursday,
February 4, 730pm

James B. Hunt Jr. Library Auditorium, NC State University, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh.  Loads of free parking adjacent to the Library!
Archiculture (2013, 30 min):  a thoughtful, yet critical look at the architectural studio. The film offers a unique glimpse into the world of studio-based, design education through the eyes of a group of students finishing their final design projects. Interviews with leading professionals, historians and educators help create crucial dialog around the key issues faced by this unique teaching methodology and the built environment these future architects will create.  Trailer.

Me and My Moulton (2014, 14 min):  In this witty animated short film set in 1960's Norway, a seven-year-old girl asks her hopelessly out-of-touch Modernist parents for a bicycle, but the unconventional ways of this architect couple soon produce comical embarrassment and anxiety.  Nominated for a 2015 Academy Award.  Trailer.
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