Raymond Moriyama and Honest Ed’s featured in ADFF 2020

Magical Imperfection (2020, Canada, 58 min)

On until December 3, the Architecture & Design Film Festival will bring 16 virtual film programs, special guests, and director Q+As to viewers across the U.S. and Canada, with humanistic stories about some of the world’s most iconic architects & designers and compelling explorations of racial injustice, urbanization, & utopian societies.

Canadian content includes Magical Imperfection which tells the inspirational story of world-renowned architect Raymond Moriyama, and  There’s No Place Like This Place, Anyplace which looks at the transformation of the much-loved Toronto landmark, the Honest Ed’s block, through the stories of its community members who are forced to relocate when it is sold to a developer.

There’s No Place Like This Place, Anyplace (2020 Canada 75 min English)

Other noteworthy highlights include the North American premieres of Tokyo Ride – a poignant film by acclaimed directors Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine that takes viewers on a road trip around Tokyo with Japanese architect Ryūe Nishizawa – and Making A Mountainwhich follows Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) throughout the process of designing and building the world’s cleanest waste-to-energy plant.

To see the full lineup of films, visit adfilmfest.com.