Modern Metropolis: Mid-Century Chicago on Film

Director: Various directors • US

This selection of short films from the Chicago Film Archives explores the architectural and design history and legacy of mid-century Chicago. An exceptional cinematic tour of our great metropolis, the program weaves together dynamic “city-symphony” films, which celebrate the city’s unmistakable skyline; an ode to stainless steel; and an admiring portrait of Louis Sullivan’s Stock Exchange building.

Language: English
Run Time: 56 Min.
Festival Program: Spotlight Architecture, Documentary 

Program Partners:

51-SB-Sundance51-SB-CAB51-SB-Arcelor 51-SB-Tribune

51-SB-Driehaus 51-SB-ItalianTradeAgency51-SB-ITC