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.
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.
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...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...LEARN MORE.
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.
A WOMAN WITHOUT LOVE
A marker of his “Mexican years,” Luis Buñuel’s adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s “Pierre et Jean” skewers bourgeois values with brilliant satire...LEARN MORE
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...LEARN MORE.
Reflecting for 17 years on his family’s immigration legacy, the filmmaker confronts the delicate images of a once intact family. In this award-winning film...LEARN MORE.
DISRUPTIVE FILM VOL. 2
The overall aim of the Disruptive Film project is to help construct an alternative history of experimental, political nonfiction media, specifically from the perspective of...LEARN MORE.