DO NOT DISTURB
Moholy-Nagy directed this film with a group of his hipster students at the Institute of Design in Chicago, influenced by industrial design and advertising. A noir-ish atmosphere permeates the stylishly abstract scenery, full of saturated colors, lighting gels, split screens, prisms...LEARN MORE.
A LIGHTPLAY: BLACK WHITE GRAY
Moholy-Nagy worked with architect Stefan Sebok and technician Otto Ball to realize his vision for Light Prop for an Electric Stage, also known as the Light Space Modulator, the sculpture...LEARN MORE.
BERLIN STILL LIFE
Berliner Stilleben paints a vivid portrait of Germany’s largest metropolis between the World Wars and examines the social and economic climate during that time. Scenes of street...LEARN MORE.
This film is Moholy-Nagy's cinematic journal, which recorded the meeting of the CIAM (International Congress of Modern Architecture) in August of 1933. The meeting was held on a...LEARN MORE.
BIG CITY GYPSIES
This film documents the daily lives of Roma in their winter quarters on the outskirts of Berlin, Germany. The film presents insights into the Roma’s complex and often tumultuous society. When...LEARN MORE.
From seabed to seafood restaurant, this charming short documentary follows a band of intrepid Sussex fishermen as they venture out to sea to lay their lobster pots. The action moves below the...LEARN MORE.
IMPRESSIONS OF THE OLD MARSEILLE HARBOR
This is Moholy-Nagy’s first film, where his camera reveled in the hustle and bustle of the harbor life. The documentary has three parts. The first presents the city’s “façade”: its boulevards and quays...LEARN MORE.
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy originally shot Design Workshops as a silent film to which he lectured when he presented the program of the Institute of Design. Now, after many years, his film can be...LEARN MORE.