A Wonderful construction

United States, 1970

Film
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Discusses the lack of job satisfaction on construction sites in America since the depression. Through commentary and interview, compares this with the ideal city as envisaged by the French artist, Fernand Leger in his painting “Les Constructeurs”. Written and photographed by Don Lenzer. Music by Erik Satie and Frank Zappa.

Credits

director
Duration

00:14:02:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323171

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Construction industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Construction workers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employment attitudes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Job satisfaction

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, French

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Attitude change

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Attitude change

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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