Milano Design Film Festival 2017 | Programma

Giovedì 19 ottobre / Thursday 19th october
18.30
Opening with
Antonella Dedini, Silvia Robertazzi, Patricia Urquiola, Alberto Zontone
Guest Curators MDFF 2017
The Happy Film
Hillman Curtis, Ben Nabors, Stefan Sagmeister, USA 2016, 95’
—Italian première
Sala/Theatre ASTRA

19.00
Fare luce
Gianluca Vassallo, Italy 2017, 10’
→ Italian panorama, Short

Guest
Gianluca Vassallo Film director
Carlo Urbinati CEO Foscarini
Moderator: Laura Traldi Journalist

20.00
Maddalena!
Valeria Parisi (edited by Didi Gnocchi), Italy 2017, 28’36’’
→ Biography, Design, Italian panorama, Short

Guest
Roberto Gavazzi CEO Boffi/DePadova
Michele Lupi Editor Icon Design
Valeria Parisi Film director
Patricia Urquiola Architect and designer

21.00
Piet Hein Eek
Niek Koppen, The Netherlands 2016, 55’
–Italian première
→ Biography, Design

Guest
Anna Barbara Professor, Politecnico di Milano Faculty of Design
Piet Hein Eek Designer
Niek Koppen Film director
Johan O. Verboom Consul-General of the Netherlands in Milan

22.30
Waking Life
Richard Linklater, Italy 2001, 101’
→ CRONOTOPIA

Guest
Patricia Urquiola Guest curator MDFF 2017
Alberto Zontone Guest curator MDFF 2017

Sala/Theatre ABANELLA

19.30
It’s All A Plan (Tudo è projeto)
Joana Mendes Da Rocha, Patricia Rubano, Brazil 2016, 62’
–Italian première
→ Biography, Architecture

Guest
Carlo Gandolfi Architect and professor
Michele Zanin Promotion Account Executive Italy, Marazzi Group


venerdì 20 ottobre / friday 20th october

Sala/Theatre ASTRA

17.45
 It’s All A Plan (Tudo è projeto)
Joana Mendes Da Rocha, Patricia Rubano, Brazil 2016, 62’
–Italian première
→ Biography, ArchitectureGuest
Michele Zanin Promotion Account Executive Italy, Marazzi Group
Carlo Gandolfi Architect and professor


19.30
Breakpoint
Kryštof Jankovec, Czech Republic/UK 2017, 30’
–World première
→ design

Guest
Leon Jakimic CEO Lasvit
Stephan Hamel Brand Catalyst Lasvit
Kryštof Jankovec Film director
Marcel Náhlovsky Marketing Director Lasvit
Maxim Velčovský Art Director Lasvit

Sala/Theatre ASTORIA

14.30
Gillo Dorfles. In un bicchier d’acqua
Francesco Clerici, Italy 2017, 11’
–World première
→ Biography, Italian Panorama, Short

Lucio Fontana. Ambienti/Environments Making of
Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, 1’43”

Lucio Fontana. Uomo del Mondo
Marco Poma, Italy 2002, 62’
→ Italian Panorama, Biography

Guest
Francesco Clerici Film director


16.00
Design in film: The Modern House
James Munn, USA 2013, 11’02”
→ Architecture, Short

Handmade Cinema
Guido Torlonia, Italy 2012, 52’
→ Italian panorama

Guest
Guido Torlonia Film director
Laura Delli Colli Journalist
Luchino Visconti di Modrone Producer Enormous Film


17.30
Stone Matters
Mikaela Burstow, France/Palestine 2017, 10’42”
→ Architecture

Fernand Pouillon. Le roman d’un architecte
Christian Meunier, France 2003, 52’
→ Biography, Architecture

Guest
pGiulio Barazzetta Professor Politecnico di Milano, ABC Department


19.00
Kitchen Stories (Racconti di cucina)
Bent Hamer, Norway/Sweden 2003, 95’
→ Art of Thinking

Guest
Nadia Damaso Food blogger


21.00
Machine of Human Dreams
Roy Cohen, UK 2015, 75’52”
–Italian première
→ biography, design

Guest
Michele Lupi Editor Icon Design


22:30
The Land of Many Palaces
Adam James Smith, Song Ting, UK 2014, 60’
–Italian première
→ Urban life

Addis Abeba. The Chinese new Flower
Silvan Hagenbrock, Ethiopia 2016, 30’
–Italian première
→ Urban life

Sala/Theatre ABADAN

Matinèe
12.30
Magnificent Obsession: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Buildings and Legacy in Japan
Karen Severns, Koichi Mori, USA/Japan 2008, 90’
–Italian première
→ CRONOTOPIA

Guest
Izumi Chiaraluce Visual artist


14.30
Konstantin Grcic. Design is work
Gereon Wetzel, Germany 2017, 53’
–Italian première
→ Biography, Design

Guest
Francesco Zurlo Deputy Dean Scuola del Design Politecnico Milano


16.00
Lecture con Carlo Gandolfi: Quarantacinque domande a Paulo Mendes Da Rocha
Gratuita a esaurimento posti


17.00
Streetscapes [Dialogue]
Heinz Emigholz, Germany 2017, 132’
–Italian première
→ Heinz Emigholz. A Homage

Guest
Heinz Emigholz Film director
Luca Molinari Architect, professor and author


19.45
A lecture about Novaja Moskva
Aleksandr Medvedkin, Aleksandr Olenin, Russia, 1938
Gratuita a esaurimento posti
→ architecture

Guest
Gian Piero Piretto Professor History of Russian Theatre and Visual Culture UniMi
Umberto Zanetti Engineer, ZDA Zanetti Design Architettura


21.00
Love will save the world
Elisa Fuksas, Italy 2017, 10’ (teaser)
–Italian première
→ architecture

The storyteller. After Walter Benjamin
Nathaniel Knop, Russia 2016, 62’
–Italian première
→ Art of Thinking

Giacomo Moor. Natura e artificio
Iacopo Carapelli, Italy 2017, 9’
→ Design, Short

Guest
Iacopo Carapelli Film director
Elisa Fuksas Film director
Filippo Pagliani Architect Park Associati
Michele Rossi Architect Park Associati


22.40
Togliatti(grad)
Federico Schiavi, Gian Piero Palombini, Italy 2014, 96’
–Italian première
→ Urban life

Sala/Theatre ABANELLA

Matinèe
10.00
Zaha Hadid. An architect. A masterpiece
Carine Roy, France, 2015, 52’
–Italian première
→ Biography, Architecture, short


Matinèe
11.15
Borsalino City
Enrica Viola, Italy 2016, 79’
→ Italian panorama

Guest
Enrica Viola Film director

13.10
Built on Narrow Land
Malachi Connolly, USA 2013, 65’
–Italian première
→ Architecture, Urban life, Short

Guest
Malachi Connolly Film director


14.30
Monte Inferno
Patrizia Santangeli, Italy 2017, 60’
→ Urban life, Italian Panorama

Guest
Patrizia Santangeli Film director


16.00
Workshop
Pubblicità! Storie per la comunicazione

Guest
Valentina Branchetti Film director
Veronica Clavello Film director
Francesca Molteni Film director and producer
Maurizio Nichetti Film director, Artistic Director CSC Lombardia
Andrea Piccardo Film director, Studio di Monte Olimpino
Davide Rapp Film director
Felipe Sanguinetti Film director
Andrea Stagnitto Film director
Elena Testa Archivio Nazionale Cinema d’Impresa, Ivrea
Gianluca Vassallo Film director
Virgilio Villoresi Film director
Gratuito a esaurimento posti


17.30
Ri-formare Milano
10 videos by CSC Lombardia, LAB Immagine Dip. Design and Scuola di Architettura e Società Politecnico Milano, 100’

Guest
Bartolomeo Corsini Director CSC Lombardia
Maurizio Nichetti Director, Artistic Director CSC Lombardia
Alessandro Senaldi Independent researcher and author


19.30
The Genius of Place. L’anima di un luogo
Sarah Marder, OLO creative farm, Italy 2017, 74’
→ Urban life, italian panorama

Guest
Sarah Marder Film director
Andrea Corti Film director Olo creative farm
Max de Ponti Film director Olo creative farm
Mattia Amadori Film director Olo creative farm


21:15
Dieste [Uruguay]
Heinz Emigholz, Germany 2017, 95’
–Italian première
→ Heinz Emigholz. A Homage

sabato 21 ottobre / saturday 21st october
Sala/Theatre ASTRAMatinèe
12.00
Franco Albini. Uno sguardo leggero
Valeria Parisi, Italy 2017, 30’
–World première
→ Biography, Architecture, italian panoramaGuest
Francesco Albini Architect, SAA Studio Albini Associati
Valeria Parisi Film director


13.15
La Chiesa di Vetro
Giuseppe Baresi, Italy 2017, 45’30”
–World première
→ Architecture, Italian Panorama

Guest
Giulio Barazzetta Professor Politecnico di Milano, ABC Department
Giuseppe Baresi Film director


14.30
Il treno di Sottsass
Valeria Parisi, Italy 2017, 50’
–Italian première
→ Biography, Italian Panorama

15.45
Maneggiare con cura. Storia di un oggetto
Francesco Clerici, Italy 2017, 78’
–Italian première
→ Italian panorama

Guest
Simona Casonato Exhibition Design – Audiovisuals, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci
Francesco Clerici Film director


17.40
Love will save the world
Elisa Fuksas, Italy 2017, 10’ (teaser)
→ architecture

Songs next doors
Flavie Pinatel, France, 2017, 25’
–Italian première
→ Architecture, Urban life, Short

Guest
Walter Mariotti Editor Domus


19.00
Five seasons. The gardens of Piet Oudolf
Thomas Piper, USA 2017, 76’
–European première
→ Biography, Architecture

Guest
Kelly Russell General Director, Fondazione Riccardo Catella
Piet Oudolf Landascape designer
Tom Piper Film director
Johan O. Verboom Consul-General of the Netherlands in Milan

Sala/Theatre ASTORIA

Matinèe
12.00
Amuri: The Sacred Flavors of Sicily
Giacomo Costa, Italy 2015, 36’42”
–World première
→ italian panorama

Il signore delle nevi. Storie delle neviere in Sicilia
Nello Correale, Italy 2016, 51’
→ Italian Panorama

Guest
Nello Correale Film director
Giacomo Costa Film director


14.30
Lecture con Daniel Bas Bobrova
Towards immersion
Gratuita a esaurimento posti


15.30
After Vegas
Laurence Bonvin, Stéphane Degoutin, Germany 2013, 21’
–Italian première
→ Urban life, short

Vertical Slum
Irene Sosa, USA/Venezuela 2015, 50’
–Italian première
→ Urban life

Guest
Laurence Bonvin Film director
Irene Sosa Film director


17.15
Beyond the Building
Thatcher Bean / MASS Design Group, Rwanda 2016, 3’15”
–Italian première
→ Architecture, short

Design that Heals
Tatcher Bean / MASS Design Group, Rwanda 2016, 23’53”
–Italian première
→ Architecture, short

Guest
Thatcher Bean MASS Design Group, Advocacy and Media Producer
Alessandro Valenti Web Manager elledecor.it


18.30
Alvaro Siza Viagem Sem Programa
Raul Betti, Greta Ruffino, Italy 2015, 37’15”
Biography, Architecture
Proiezione a inviti

Guest
Raul Betti & Greta Ruffino Film directors


19.30
DeLightFuL
Matteo Garrone, Italy 2017, 9’30’’
→ Design, Short

DeLightFuL. Backstage
Matteo Garrone, Italy 2017, 2’45”

Guest
Talk DeLightFuL Design
Simone Ciarmoli Designer curator of the project
Miguel Queda Designer curator of the project
Marco Romanelli Architect


20.30
Hand-On. Crafting serenity in design
Marco Sweering, The Netherlands 2017, 30’
–Italian première
→ Design

Guest
Emmanuel Babled Designer
Marco Sweering Film director


21.30
The Fall
Tarsem Singh, USA 2006, 117’
→ art of thinking

Guest
Boris Mantova Deputy Director News, Radio Montecarlo

Sala/Theatre ABADAN

10.00
WORKSHOP FILMARE L’ARCHITETTURA
Gratuito a esaurimento posti

Guest
Heinz Emigholz Film director
Simone Gattoni Assistant Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, USI
Marco Della Torre Dean’s Office Coordinator Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, USI


Matinèe
12.00
Don Quixote in a Fragmented World
Violeta Barca Fontana, Spain 2014, 21’
–Italian première
→ CRONOTOPIA


13.15
Made with Heart and Soul
Nobuyuki Nose, Japan 2010, 20’
→ design, short

Where Flowers always Bloom
Nat Wilms, Brazil 2016, 35’
→ design, short

Guest
Toshiyuki Kita Designer
Andrea Zambelli Designer Hillsideout
Nat Wilms Designer Hillsideout / film director


14.40
The Light of Construction
Mario Frusca, Italy 2017, 3’18”
–World première
→ Architecture, Urban life, Short

Konstantin Grcic. Design is work
Gereon Wetzel, Germany 2017, 53’
–Italian première
→ Biography, design

Guest
Mario Frusca Film director
Filippo Pagliani Architect Park Associati
Michele Rossi Architect Park Associati


16.00
The Red House
Tamar Tal Anati, Israel 2016, 20’
–Italian première
JDW / ISRAELI REELS

Israeli Creators. The portrait of designers and artists
Shachaf Dekel, Israeli 2017, 25’

Guest
Chen Gazit Director Jerusalem Design Week
Anat Safran Artistic Director Jerusalem Design Week


17.30
Casa Azzurra. A warm interior in Milan
Roberto Ronchi, Mara Corradi, Italy 2016, 2’30”
→ Architecture, Italian Panorama

Silver House
Laura Gannon, Ireland 2015, 20’9”
–Italian première
→ Architecture, short

La Cupola
Volker Sattel, Germany 2016, 40’25’’
→ Biography, design

Kiranpani House. Spring of Water
Anna Pitscheider, Italy 2017, 8’30”
–World première
→ Architecture, short

Guest
Laura Gannon Film director
Anna Pitscheider Film director
Roberto Ronchi & Mara Corradi Film directors


19.15
Design is a Verb
Leftloft, Italy 2017, 60’
→ design

Guest
Francesco Cavalli Designer Leftloft


20.45
La piscina di Gaza
Luca Galassi, Italy 2016, 5’15’’
→ Urban life, Short

Avant l’envol (Before the flight)
Laurence Bonvin, Switzerland 2016, 20’
– World première
→ Urban life, Short

The man who built Cambodia
Christopher Rompré, Cambodia 2015, 37’
–Italian première
→ Biography, Architecture


22.00
The Hotel
Kristian Petri, Sweden 2016, 81’
–Italian première
→ CRONOTOPIA

Sala/Theatre ABANELLA

10.30
Matinèe
Stone Matters
Mikaela Burstow, France/Palestine 2017, 10’42”
→ Architecture

Fernand Pouillon. Le roman d’un architecte
Christian Meunier, France 2003, 52’
→ Biography, Architecture


12.00
Bickels [Socialism]
Heinz Emigholz, Germany/Israel 2017, 92’
–Italian première
→ Heinz Emigholz. A Homage


14.30
Kitchen Stories (Racconti di cucina)
Bent Hamer, Norway/Sweden 2003, 95’
→ art of thinking


16.30
San Berillo (web serie doc / cut)
Maria Arena, Italy 2017, 50’
→ Urban life, italian panorama

Guest
Maria Arena Film director
Isabella Fava Opinion leader Donna Moderna


17.30
Das Haus
Carmen Trocker, Germany 2016, 61’
→ Architecture


19.15
Punto di non ritorno (Before the flood)
Fisher Stevens, USA 2016, 96’
Proiezione gratuita a esaurimento posti
→ art of thinking

Guest
Andrea Poser Marketing & Sales Director Falmec


21.30
Gente dei Bagni (Bath People)
Stefania Bona, Francesca Scalisi, Italy 2015, 59’
→ italian panorama


22.40
London The Modern Babylon
Julien Temple, UK 2012, 134’
→ Urban life

Domenica 22 ottobre / Sunday 22nd october
Sala/Theatre ASTRA16.15
Il treno di Sottsass
Valeria Parisi, Italy 2017, 50’
→ Biography, Italian PanoramaGuest
Giulio Cappellini Architect and designer
Valeria Parisi Film director


17.45
Citizen Jane. Battle for the City
Matt Tyrnauer, USA 2016, 92’
–Italian première
→ architecture, urban life

Guest
Ada Lucia De Cesari Lawyer
Paolo Galuzzi Architect and professor Politecnico di Milano


20.00
THX 1138 (L’uomo che fuggì dal futuro)
George Lucas, USA 1971, 88’
→ CRONOTOPIA

Sala/Theatre ASTORIA

Matinèe
12.00
Breakpoint
Kryštof Jankovec,
Czech Republic/UK 2017, 30’
→ Design


13.00
Francis Keré. An Architect Between
Daniel Schwartz, Germany/Switzerland 2016, 18’22”
→ Architecture, short

Within Formal Cities. Tactical Urbanism in South America
Abe Drechsler, Brian Gaudio, USA 2016, 45’
→ Urban life

Guest
Marina Baracs Architect, professor POLI.design
Daniel Schwartz Film director


15.00
Big Time
Kasper Astrup Schröder, Denmark 2017, 88’
→ Biography, Architecture


16.45
Casa d’altri
Gianni Amelio, Italy 2017, 15’
→ Architecture, urban life, short

Ricominciamo
Foto Alessandro Scotti, montaggio Giacomo Traldi, Italy 2017, 12’
→ urban life, short
Progetto Di Donna Moderna

Guest
Annalisa Monfreda Editor Donna Moderna


18.00
Coco N.4 Man
Federico Pepe, Jacopo Benassi, Italy 2017, 21’
→ cronotopia

Coco N.5 Rise of the Void
Federico Pepe, Jacopo Benassi, Italy 2017, 29’41”
→ cronotopia


19.00
Exodus. Where I come from is disappearing
Hank Leine, Germany/Brazil 2016, 105’
–Italian première
→ art of thinking

Sala/Theatre ABADAN

Matinèe
11.00
Punto di non ritorno (Before the flood)
Fisher Stevens, USA 2016, 96’
Proiezione gratuita
→ art of thinking


13.00
Piet Hein Eek
Niek Koppen, The Netherlands 2016, 55’
→ Biography, design

DeLightFuL
Matteo Garrone, Italy 2017, 9’30’’
→ Design, Short


14.30
To Go
Ulf Staeger, Germany, 2015, 14’
→ Urban life, short

Das Haus
Carmen Trocker, Germany 2016, 61’
→ architecture


16.00
Geometra Style
Giacomo Gili, Italy 2017, 7’55”
–World première
→Urban life, short

Design in film: The Modern House
James Munn, USA 2013, 11’02”
→Architecture, Short

Guest
Vittorio Sportoletti Baduel Critic and author
Giacomo Gili Film director


16:45
Franco Albini. Uno sguardo leggero
Valeria Parisi, Italy 2017, 30’
→ Biography, Architecture, italian panorama

Teatro Mollino
Felipe Sanguinetti, France/USA 2017, 8’
–Italian première
→ Architecture, Italian Panorama, Short


17.45
Gillo Dorfles. In un bicchier d’acqua
Francesco Clerici, Italy 2017, 11’”
→ Biography, Italian Panorama, Short

Lucio Fontana. Ambienti/Environments Making of
Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, 01’43”

Lucio Fontana. Uomo del Mondo
Marco Poma, Italy 2002, 62’
→Italian Panorama, Biography

Guest
Marco Poma Film director
Nanda Vigo Designer
Andrea Gianotti Production Director Metamorphosi

Sala/Theatre ABANELLA

Matinèe
11.00
Renzo Mongiardino. Le stanze dell’illusione
Floriana Chailly, Francesca Simone, Italy 2016, 50’
→ Biography, Italian Panorama

Guest
Floriana Chailly Film director
Francesca Simone Film director


Matinèe
12.30
Il pleut dans le tunnel
Federico Brugia, Federico Pepe, Italy 6’34”
→ CRONOTOPIA

The Future
Miranda July, Germany/USA 2011, 91’


14.30
2+2=22 [The Alphabet]
Heinz Emigholz, Germany 2017, 88’
–Italian première
→ Heinz Emigholz. A Homage


16.30
La Cupola
Volker Sattel, Germany 2016, 40’25”
→ Biography, design

Maddalena!
Valeria Parisi (edited by Didi Gnocchi), Italy 2017, 28’36”
→ Biography, Design, Italian panorama, Short

Guest
Francesca Bertin Independent researcher
Giulia Ricci Architect and critic


18.00
Alvaro Siza. Viagem sem Programa (Alvaro Siza. Journey without a Plan)
Raul Betti, Greta Ruffino, Italy 2015, 37’15’’
→ Biography, Architecture

Guest
Raul Betti & Greta Ruffino Film directors