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Special Film Screening: Face of A Nation
May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Architect & Filmmaker
Thursday, May 24
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
The Story: Daughter of immigrants, an idealistic architect struggles to keep her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World’s Fairs. For generations of Americans, World’s Fairs captured visions of hope for the future as part of their collective memory. Mina Chow became fascinated with World’s Fairs when she saw pictures of her parents at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Beginning with their stories, Mina shares this legacy and theAmerican values that inspired her to become an architect.
Mina Chow is interdisciplinary faculty, a licensed architect and filmmaker who teaches 1st year building science studio and professional practice at USC. She has taught 1st and 2nd year design studio, architectural history and theory and served as Faculty Coordinator for Executive Education. She is principal of LA design/multi-media and production firm mc² SPACES, which has completed several international design and multi-media projects.
Following the screening: stay for a short discussion with the filmmaker.
This film screening is FREE to PHLF Members. Non-members: $10
RSVPs are appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-471-5808 ext. 527