Posted on: 18th February 2020
IBA VOR ORT FILMNIGHTS
On six film evenings between June and December 2019, „Wohngeschichten“ give a broad audience the opportunity to get to know the residential quarters of the IBA_Wien and to discuss topics ranging from the famous Gemeindebau in Red Vienna to the future of ecologically and socially sustainable housing.
Special guest: Zara Pfeifer, artist & director of “Du, meine konkrete Utopie.”
Du, meine konkrete Utopie, A 2016, 10 min., OV with engl. subtitles, D: Zara Pfeifer
Du, meine konkrete Utopie showcases Pfeifer’s visual and sociological discoveries in an expansive series of photographs. Kimberly Bradley
Der Traum vom Baumhaus/Dreaming of a Treehouse, GER 2011, 65 min, OV with engl. subtitles, D: Beate Lendt
The documentary “Dreaming of a Treehouse” addresses the Ökohaus, an experimental collective housing project in Berlin, conceived by the famous German architect/engineer Frei Otto for the International Building Exhibition (IBA) of 1984-1987 held in Berlin.
Göttliche Lage. Eine Stadt erfindet sich neu. D: Ulrike Franke & Michael Loeken, DE 2014, 104min., dOmeU
Vom Bauen der Zukunft – 100 Jahre Bauhaus. D: Niels Bolbrinker, Thomas Tielsch, DE 2018, 90min, dOF
The Infinite Happiness. D: Ila Beka & Louise Lemoine, F 2015, 85min., OmeU
Natura Urbana – Die Brachen von Berlin (DE 2017), D: Matthew Gandy, DE 2017, 72min., OmdU
The film tells the post-war history of Berlin through its plants. Encountering an extraordinary variety of spontaneous vegetation from all over the world that has sprouted along railway lines, street corners, and in the distinctive Brachen of Berlin.
- Film night “Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung then and now”
Archival footage from Filmmuseum Austria
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