The event organised by Hungarian contemporary architecture centre KÉK will be held for the seventh time March 5 through 8 in Budapest, featuring architects Herman Hertzberger and Isay Weinfeld. Round tables, meetings and discussions with architects and designers will accompany screenings focusing on the themes of urban communities organising themselves, funfairs and theme parks, the architectural signs of political change in eastern Europe and new forms of urban activism.
Budapest Architecture Film Days will also feature the screening of the 3D docu-series Cathedrals of Culture, a project in 6 parts by Wim Wenders in collaboration with directors Michael Madsen, Karim Aïnouz, Robert Redford, Michael Glawogger and Margreth Olin.
The series is a voyage of discovery of 6 iconic buildings in different parts of the world: Hans Scharoun’s Berliner Philharmoniker Concert House , the Russian National Library in St. Petersburg, Renzo Piano’s Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, Erik Møller’s Halden Prison in Norway, Louis I. Kahn’s Salk Institute, Snøhetta’s Opera House in Oslo and Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers’ Centre Pompidou in Paris.
Budapest Architecture Film Days
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Dates: March 5 - 8 2015
Images courtesy of Budapest Architecture Film Days