In this cycle, architecture is as protagonist as women and men who designed, defended and recorded it on the big screen. These are visions - some utopian, some dystopian, some very real - that express eternal debates underlying the practice of architecture and the safeguarding of heritage: modern vs old; dream vs reality; public vs private.
Metropolis (Fritz Lang, Germany, 1927)
In 2026, a futuristic city called Metropolis is divided between the working class, which lives in darkness underground, and the rich industrialists that delight in the grandeur of a futuristic city. The tension between these two societies is expressed through images that have become some of the most iconic of the 20th century. A classic of German expressionist cinema, Metropolis is perhaps the most famous and influential silent movie. Its geometric, modern sets were to influence the best in modern science fiction.
Cinema at the Museum - "Views of Architecture"
In collaboration with Zero em Comportamento
Saturdays at 3:00 p.m.
October 26, Metropolis (Fritz Lang, Alemanha, 1927) (153 min.) - Intertitles in Portuguese
December 14, Le Siècle de Le Corbusier (Juliette Cazanave, França, 2015) (52 min.)
January 25, Citizen jane: battle for the city (Matt Tyrnauer, EUA, 2016) (92 min.) - Subtitled in Portuguese from Brazil
For adults and youths (+16 years old)
Advance booking required
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