Jul 19 2021

ICFF Architettura & Design 2021 | Homo Hurbanus -Venetianus

HOMO HURBANUS – VENETAINUS Directed by: Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine PLOT : After the trying constraints of lockdown and social distancing that brutally reduced urban space to its strict minimum, making it into a place where isolated individuals merely cohabit, Homo Urbanus is a cinematic odyssey offering a vibrant tribute to what we have been most […]

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Jul 19 2021

ICFF Architettura & Design 2021 | Carlo Scarpa and Aldo Rossi: Masters of Poetry and Memory

CARLO SCARPA E ALDO ROSSI, MAESTRIDI POESIA E DI MEMORIA Directed by: Francesco Conversano e Nene Grignaffini PLOT : The film is the portrait of two masters of Italian architecture,extremely different in training and vision, both in search of an architecture that transcends time: Aldo Rossi seemed to find the answers in the abstract thought of things, […]

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Jun 30 2021

TSA Playlist | July: Indigenous Land

For thousands of years, the land which we now call Canada has been the traditional territory of many nations, each with their own unique cultures, identities, traditions, languages and institutions. With the arrival of European settlers, partnerships between Indigenous nations and colonial governments were formed through historic treaties, providing a framework for coexistence and sharing […]

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May 12 2021

TSA Playlist | May: Urban Parks 🌳

Parks play a vital role in our cities — one that has become ever more apparent in the last year as city-dwellers have turned to our local parks for connection, community, and respite. As spring blooms around us, this month’s playlist brings together shorts, films and documentaries exploring urban parks across North America and the […]

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Apr 14 2021

Architecture + Design Film Festival Winnipeg

The Architecture + Design Film Festival (A+DFF) in Winnipeg presents critically acclaimed films focusing on the importance of architecture and design in everyday life. The films cover a range of design-oriented topics from architecture and urban design to graphics and product design. The 2021 “9.5 festival” is a little smaller this year and only online. Watch for […]

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Apr 12 2021

TSA Playlist | April: Earth Day

First celebrated in the United States in 1970 — and in Canada on September 11, 1980 — Earth Day is an annual day of action for environmental protection and the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement.  In honour of this day of action and awareness, this month’s TSA Playlist features films that […]

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Mar 15 2021

TSA Playlist | March: Home

What makes a place a home? Is it a sense of permanence and stability? Or the memories we form, relationships we share, and the communities we belong to? Inspired by our recent Call for Home Tours, this month’s TSA Playlist explores the many ways we make and define home. Included in this month’s selection are […]

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Feb 3 2021

TSA Playlist | February: Black History Month

February is Black History Month in Canada. Dating back to 1926 in the United States and officially recognized by Canada’s House of Commons in 1995, this commemorative month looks to heighten awareness of Black history in Canada and the often untold role and stories of Black Canadians in the growth and development of our country. […]

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Jan 18 2021

TSA Playlist | January: Community

Inspired by this month’s IDEAS Forum: Community Care, a collaboration with DesignTO for the 2021 DesignTO Festival, our first playlist for 2021 explores the power of communities to affect change. From local activists giving voice to underserved neighbourhoods to grass-root movements affecting change despite hardship and systemic neglect, this month’s selection brings together insightful stories […]

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Dec 22 2020

TSA Playlist l December: Architecture in Film (Part 2)

For our last TSA Playlist of 2020, we’ve brought to together some well-known films in which the built environment plays a central role as both actor and driver of the narrative. The selected features all use architecture to help support their plots filled with mystery and enigma, sometimes as leading role and other times as […]

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