1. A small red-brick building stands out with a big neon light: bagni (bath). This is the last public bath in the city (Turin) where everybody can take a shower. It’s a microcosm of people’s stories told during one of the most intimate moment of their routine: the personal hygiene. It’s a meeting pl...
  2. Well before the advent of refrigerators, Sicily, the land of sun, sea, salt and wheat, produced ice for the whole of the Mediterranean and held onto the trade monopoly for around two centuries. The filmmaker and Francesco Alliata di Villafranca, “the last lord of the snow” , now well into his nin...
  3. Both a capitalist invention and a Soviet symbol, the concrete slab buildings was a shared reality. People from different countries who live in these buildings tell their stories as they relate to industrial housing in the time of clashing ideologies between East and West. The film puts forward a ...
  4. Goethe’s statement “See Naples and then die”, from his mid-18th century trip to Italy, remains indelible. One more time it is a foreigner who understands and appreciates Naples beauty with its contrasts and social and architectural variety and gives an original interpretation. The central element...
  5. Thanks to a stunning contemporary art sponsoring project, Naoshima (a small Japanese island in the Seto Inland Sea), is changing. The pure timeless lines of three museums designed by Tadao Ando and on-site contemporary artworks blend into the landscape. The presence of architecture and art become...
  6. A Working Party of international scientists is deciding whether to declare a new geological epoch – the Anthropocene – a planet shaped more by Mankind than Nature. Its members tell the story of the Anthropocene and argue whether it’s a tragedy, a comedy, or something more surreal. With an archiv...
  7. The film questions peoples movements to understand where they stop and for how long but also to understand man’s approach to the city. How many people pass in a street throughout a 24 hour period? How many of those are pedestrians? How many are driving cars or bikes? How much of the street space ...

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