Neutra- Survival Through Design is a comprehensive documentary into the life and work of Austrian/ American Architect Richard Neutra (1892-1970) -- the legacy which continues to this day through the work of son Dion Neutra, who was intimately involved with the day to day work for over 30 years.
Survival Through Design, the title derived from the prophetic 1954 book by Richard Neutra, is a personal, passionate, colorful, cross cultural journey, told by distinguished interviewees, and filmed on location in Vienna, Austria; Berlin, Germany; Locarno, Switzerland; Wuppertal, Germany; and of course Los Angeles, and Palm Springs.
Written and directed by PJ Letofsky, produced by Newcastle Productions, Executive Producer Christopher Ball; European Producer Peter Rabitz, starring Dion Neutra, Raymond Neutra, and Barbara Lamprecht, and featuring Alan Hess, Harriet Roth, Volker M. Welter, Michael Stern, Bill Butler and others, including architects Sir Norman Foster and Moshe Safdie. (104 min.)
Things to Know
This event is for ages 12 and older.
There is ample free parking in the theater parking lot.
Handicap parking is available. This event is wheelchair accessible.
The organizer of this event is Modernism Week.
Event Check-in Location
Palm Springs Cultural Center (formerly Camelot Theaters), 2300 E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Photo Credits: Kaufmann House, 1946, Palm Springs, Kaufmann House, 1946, Palm Springs, Lovell Health House, 1929, Los Angeles, Courtesy Neutra-Survival By Design, Courtesy Neutra-Survival By Design, Courtesy Neutra-Survival By Design
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