KCModern Film Series
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January 19, 2014 @ 1:30PM
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Event Sponsors: KCModern

KCMODERN Film Series continues with the Kansas City Film Premiere of Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island at the Crown Center Screenland Theater, Sunday, January 19th at 1:30pm. $15.00 at the box office, the day of the film. (No advance ticket sales). Cocktails available in the Lobby Bar.

Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island explores the work of the region’s best postwar architects and designers, including Albert Frey, Wallace Harrison, Herbert Beckhard, Frank Lloyd Wright, Horace Gifford, Edward Durrell Stone, Marcel Breuer, Andrew Geller, Philip Johnson, Charles Gwathmey, Barbara and Julian Neski, and others. The film features interviews with architects and historians, as well as friends, families and clients of these influential designers. Both rare archival material and gorgeous current-day high-definition cinematography highlight Long Island’s often underappreciated modernist architectural treasures. “Long Island has a rich heritage of midcentury modern architecture,” says Director Jake Gorst. “Sadly, much of it has disappeared because of redevelopment and natural disaster. We believe the film will foster renewed awareness and appreciation for Long Island’s remaining modernist structures and its unique architectural history.