Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Unfortunately, producer Filipp Goldscheider will no longer be in person at this screening.
On the crest of a hill looking out over Brno, Czech Republic, stands a magnificent concrete building, one of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s earliest prototypes of modernist architecture in Europe. Built for a Jewish family by the name of Tugendhat in 1930, it was fled and abandoned during the Nazi occupation, only to resurface in the ensuing decades as a therapy center, a ballet academy, and a school for children suffering from scoliosis. The Tugendhat House zooms in on the many rises and falls of this great structure, and the cultures that have developed in its midst.