November 1, 2010 (CARY, NC) – The Nowell’s Architecture Movie Series, featuring hard-to-find films about Modernist architects and architecture, returns next month to the Galaxy Cinema in Cary. The series is sponsored by the nonprofit historic preservation group Triangle Modernist Houses (TMH) and Nowell’s Contemporary Furniture.
Starting November 8 at 11 a.m., TMH will announce a secret location on its Facebook page. TMH Founder George Smart will be there at noon and the first 10 people who meet him receive a pair of free tickets to My Architect on December 16. Where’s George? giveaways continue on the TMH Facebook page each Monday at 11 a.m. through November 29.
TMH Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Triangle-Modernist-Houses/97954432790?ref=mf
About The Movie Series
The series features one film per month from December 16 through March 17, starting with “My Architect: A Son’s Journey,” the Oscar-nominated biographical documentary by Nathaniel Kahn on the life and work of his illustrious father, Louis Kahn, FAIA. On January 13, TMH will screen “Sketches of Frank Gehry.” “Koolhaas HouseLife” will be the featured film on February 17. The final film on March 17 is “Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee & The Spirit of the Rural Studio.” Tickets to the Nowell’s Architecture Movie Series are $27.95 for the whole series, $7.95 per movie in advance and $9 at the door.
Along with Nowell’s Contemporary Furniture, other movie sponsors include Kontek, LightTech Architectural Lighting Design, Foundation, Center Studio Architecture, blueplate pr, Tonic Design+Construction, The Splinter Group and Blok Architecture.
The series is open to the public. For more information on the Nowell’s Architecture Movie Series and to secure advance tickets, visit www.trianglemodernisthouses.com/register.htm.
The Galaxy Cinema is located at 770 Cary Towne Boulevard. For more information visit www.mygalaxycinema.com.
For more information on Triangle Modernist Houses, visit www.trianglemodernisthouses.com.
About Triangle Modernist Houses
Triangle Modernist Houses (TMH) is a 501C3 nonprofit established in 2007 to restoring and growing modernist architecture in the Triangle. The award-winning website, now the largest educational and historical archive for modernist residential design in America, continues to catalog, preserve, and advocate for North Carolina modernism. TMH also hosts popular modernist house tours several times a year, giving the public access to the Triangle’s most exciting residential architecture, past and present. These tours raise awareness and help preserve these “livable works of art” for future generations. Visit the website at www.trianglemodernisthouses.com. TMH also has an active community on Facebook.