Oscar Niemeyer: architect of Brasilia

Canada, 1968

Film
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In 1956 Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer joined with other Brazilians to build a new city and new society - Brasilia. Niemeyer continued to work toward the completion of the city, the buildings of which exhibit a high aesthetic impact that avoids American and European functional emphasis. His major disappointment is in the failure of the project to produce a new society - life in Brasilia remains stratified and formalised.

Credits

production company

Allan King Associates

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1968

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011928

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Buildings

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Interpretive programs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architects

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architects and community

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture and society

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Brazil - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Growth - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social change

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Change (Psychology)

History → History

People → Niemeyer, Oscar, 1907-

Places → Cities and towns - Interpretive programs

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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