Friday Nov 16
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
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General Admission $10 Student $5
The ArCH Film Festival is a two week-long celebration of Architecture-related film and media. The festival presents a cohesive series of screenings that highlights themes and issues within architectural discourse. The 2018 ArCH film Festival will be hosted November 6 - 16 in partnership with Houston Cinema Arts Festival. The 2018 films provide a platform to question the relationship between development of the built environment and the people who inhabit it.Jia
tonight's film is directed by Zhang Ke
24 City (2009) focuses on the lives of eight people after a thriving factory in China that provides hundreds of jobs is replaced by an apartment complex. Factory 420 is being demolished to make way for multi-story buildings with luxury flats. Scenes of factory operations, of the people who work there and of buildings razed, are inter-cut with stories from workers who were born in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s - and concludes with two young people talking, each the child of workers, relaying a story of one visit to a factory.
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