Face of a Nation: What Happened to the World’s Fair?
Aug 02, 2018
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2018-08-02 14:00:002018-08-02 16:00:00America/New_YorkFace of a Nation: What Happened to the World’s Fair?Feature Documentary / Long Beach Premiere / Filmmaker Q&
Regal Lynbrook (321 Merrick Rd) 321 Merrick Rd Lynbrook NY 11563
Aug 02, 2018
Photo: Jim Powers.
Thursday, 8/2, 2pm - 4pm
Regal Lynbrook (321 Merrick Rd)
2.0 LU / 2.0 HSW
Feature Documentary / Long Beach Premiere / Filmmaker Q&A
An idealistic American architect struggles to help her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World’s Fairs.
USA | 57 min. | Dir. Mina Chow, AIA
Probing deeply into national identity, architect Mina Chow investigates the controversy surrounding US participation at World’s Fairs for the last 25 years. The film asks important questions about the country’s role in the world and perceptions of the American image. With our diminished presence at World’s Fairs, have we lost sight of what it means to be American?
The Long Beach International Film Festival (LBIFF) celebrates its 7th anniversary with an action-packed line up of independent and studio films from around the globe. From August 1 – 4 on Long Island, the Festival will screen an international slate of over 50 films, including feature-length narrative, documentary, short and animated that will compete for a series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards.
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