Cinema Orange (Double Feature) | Frey: The Architectural Envoy, Part I, and The Architectural Interpreter, Part II

In this two-part film series, step into the story of Albert Frey, the unpretentious Swiss-born architect who helped bring modernism to the United States, and whose innate curiosity of the American landscape inspired an extraordinary style that blended industrial techniques with a love for nature.
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Cinema Orange (Double Feature) | Frey: The Architectural Envoy, Part I, and The Architectural Interpreter, Part II

Time and Location

Aug 20, 2020, 12:00 PM – Aug 22, 2020, 11:59 PM
Virtual Film (access 8/20 - 8/22)

About The Event

In this two-part film series, step into the story of Albert Frey, the unpretentious Swiss-born architect who helped bring modernism to the United States, and whose innate curiosity of the American landscape inspired an extraordinary style that blended industrial techniques with a love for nature.

Part I explores Frey's early life and work in Europe to his architectural accomplishments in New York in the 1930s. Part II explores his Southern California period from 1939 to 1998.

Both films are available between Thursday, August 20, 12pm to Saturday August 22, 11:59pm (PDT).  RSVP to receive the access link on the first day of the screening period. After you watch, participate in a virtual Q&A and email info@ocma.net with your questions for film director Jake Gorst.

Presented in partnership with Newport Beach Film Festival and organized by Leslie Feibleman, director of special programs and community cinema, Newport Beach Film Festival.

Image courtesy of Design Onscreen and the Jean Farrar Finlayson Collection