Sketches of Frank Gehry


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Film Info
Runtime:86 min
Country Listing:USA
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Sydney Pollack
Cinema Extra
Featuring:Frank Gehry
Sydney Pollack
Philip Johnson
Bob Geldof
Barry Diller
Julian Schnabel
Dennis Hopper
Ed Ruscha


Pair our Starchitects course with this essential film portrait of renowned architect and Toronto native Frank Gehry, directed by his dear friend, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sydney Pollack. Explore his creative process and the impact his buildings have had on communities around the world. Watch as Gehry turns abstract drawings into boundary-pushing buildings. Learn how Gehry’s formative years in Toronto impacted his architecture, from his earliest building, a hay barn in California, to the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Take a globe-trotting journey as two artists explore how a great building can redefine a city's identity.

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