Silence and Light

Louis Kahn: Silence and Light

Director: Michael Blackwood
Cast: William Jordy, Jonas Salk, Aldo Rossi, Arata Isozaki, Tadao Ando, Robert Venturi, Denise Scott-Brown
USA, 1995, 58', color
English with Turkish subtitles

The first documentary film examining the work of Louis Kahn following his death in 1974. This film, which was released in 1996, examines six of his most significant completed works: The Salk Institute in La Jolla, California; the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas; the Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut; the Library at Philips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire; the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, India; and the Parliament Buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh. These visits are enhanced in the film with historic footage and sound recordings of Kahn, as well as interviews.

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