The following is a Aug. 15 press release from the Architecture & Design Film Festival announcing the launch of its 2022-2023 season.
The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2022/23 season. Now in its fourteenth edition, the event, which is popular with all design lovers, will showcase a diverse program of films that investigate design's impact, environmentally and culturally, on the worlds of fashion, real estate, art, architecture, urban planning, and housing. The program features a curated selection of inspiring films and talks that offer insights into the lives and works of global design visionaries and will include films from over eleven countries, including Finland, Denmark, Brazil, Greece, and Italy.
The new season will kick off with ADFF:NY (September 28-October 2), followed by ADFF:Toronto (November 2-5), ADFF:Vancouver (November 9-12), ADFF:LA (January 19-22), and ADFF:DC (January 26-29), with additional festival cities to be announced. The Festival will also make its virtual appearance for those who live in the US or Canada at ADFF:ONLINE (February 8-17).
ADFF:22/23 will showcase six U.S. premieres and the world premiere of Robin Hood Gardens, a German documentary on the challenges of preservation. The Festival will open with Fashion Reimagined, an inspiring documentary that explores Mother of Pearl designer Amy Powney’s trajectory as she sets out to create a collection that’s ethical and sustainable at every level, from fiber to finished garment. Other design luminaries include legendary Dutch architect Winy Maas, Danish design pioneer Grethe Meyer, and Finnish artist and one of the first designers for Marimekko, Maija Isola.
In each city, the films will be preceded by introductions from special guests and followed by insightful Q&As with the filmmakers. The complete Festival program, including speaker lineup and dates for ticket sales can be found online at adfilmfest.com. For regular updates on all ADFF announcements, programming, and news about upcoming Festivals, follow @ADFILMFEST on its social media channels.