Past Events

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00pm
cinema orange | Dream Empire

This film explores the Chinese building bubble and the real estate industry—including the vast ghost towns that become dazzling metropolises on sales day as hired foreigners perform "international" acts—through its advertising, perception/deception, the concept of home, and the definition of ‘The Chinese Dream.”  Free Fridays, no charge. Food truck onsite. 

Friday, July 28, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Na Vila Autodromo

Cinema na Vila Autodromo (Cinema of Vila Autodromo) is a series of films produced by and about the supporters and residents of Vila Autodromo detailing their struggle against their village's displacement by the developers of Rio de Janiero's Olympic Village in Barra de Tijuca. This program is organized by 2017 California-Pacific Triennial artist Nancy Popp.

Friday, July 14, 2017 | 7:00pm
cinema orange | Frei Otto: Spanning the Future

A film about the life and works of Frei Otto told in his own words and by those he inspired. As an indepth look the rise of lightweight architecture and form finding, this film takes architecture fans on a journey through a history of architecture that inspires the world of tomorrow. Free Fridays; no charge.  Food truck onsite.

Friday, June 9, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange: The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg

This documentary is a history of China's opening to the West, and of the West's embrace of Chinese contemporary art, through the eyes of Sigg and the dazzling array of contemporary Chinese artists and architects whose work he championed. Free Fridays; no charge.

Friday, May 12, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange: Within Formal Cities

Filmmakers Brian Gaudio and Abe Drechsler traveled to Lima, Santiago, São Paulo, Rio De Janeiro, and Bogotá to speak with over 30 designers, government officials, and residents to gain perspective on the profession of architecture’s role in public interest design. Food truck onsite. 

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