The History of Architecture and Urbanism Society Present
Playing House: Films of Dwelling and Domestication Series
Mon Oncle (My Uncle)
M. Hulot ventures from old to new Paris encountering the modernist house, contemporary furnishings, and a fish fountain. Introduction by Chad Randl.
1984 Great Britain
Class, gender, and veniality are on display in a story of seven households on the move in Thatcher's London. Introduction by Richard Guy.
Ohayô (Good Morning)
A rare screening of Ozu's humorous commentary on life in modern suburbia and the changes in Japan following World War II. Introduction by Lawrence Chua.
Imitation of Life
1959 United States
A Manhattan apartment and sumptuous upstate home frame this classic melodrama's tale of women and race in the 1950s. Introduction by Josi Ward.
All screenings are open to the public and are funded in part by the GPSAFC.
February 25, 2010
Miller Heller House, 122 Eddy Street