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The fifth annual Resene Architecture & Design film festival is coming soon!
Rialto Cinemas and Clearly & Co are pleased to announce that the festival will play nationwide in four locations:
AUCKLAND (Rialto Cinemas Newmarket): 5-18 May
Tickets for the festival are on sale now.
Rialto Cinemas has again partnered with Clearly & Co, who have curated the spectacular films for this year’s line-up. Curators Tracey Lee and Clare Buchanan say, “It is a pivotal time in New Zealand as urban development and renewal reshape our architectural landscape. We hope this collection of films stimulates the imagination and provokes dialogue about the possibilities of architecture and design innovation in our lives.”
The festival films have been grouped into themes, so audiences can navigate towards stories they are most curious about. “We have brought together 19 films from all over the world. This year we have Concrete Love (featuring sublime Brutalism, Brazil and Bauhaus); Experiments at Water’s Edge; extraordinary and eccentric Design Trailblazers; and Living Cities, considering how we are navigating the challenges of creating sustainable cities.”
Rialto Cinemas Group Manager Kathryn Bennett says that she is delighted that the festival is returning for 2016, “We are celebrating that the festival is entering its fifth year. It’s great to have another year of strong content and the continued support of the industry, filmmakers, sponsors and the public who all help bring the festival to fruition on an annual basis.”
This year’s festival gold partners are HOME and Left Field wines and the silver partner is Citta Design.
This festival is the second largest architecture and design film festival in the world.
To see the complete programme visit the Rialto website here
First published date: 12 April 2016
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