We begin the program with Catherine Hunter’s Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place, a film about Australia’s internationally recognized architect as he embarks on his most ambitious project yet at eighty years of age. The narrative focuses on a mosque Murcutt designed for the local Muslim community, a radical creation that honors Islamic traditions with a distinctively contemporary building. (2017, 57 min, digital)
Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie is an epoch-defining structure designed by Mies van der Rohe. Nearly fifty years later its opening in 1968, Ina Weisse set out to examine the period during which this unique edifice was constructed. The documentary explores how the Neue Nationalgalerie came into existence, and what sort of worldview it expresses. (2017, 52 min, digital)
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.
YBCA programs are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.
Additional funding for YBCA programs: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
Lead Image: Catherine Hunter, Glenn Murcutt – Spirit of Place (2017); Courtesy the distributor. Ina Weisse, The Neue Nationalgalerie (2017); Courtesy the distributor.