Elephant Bearing an Obelisk

  • 15'
  • Germany
  • 2018

Architect Carlo Scarpa's mental legacy for Venice is illustrated by blueprints, illustrations and amazing 16mm footage in Elephant Bearing an Obelisk. Scarpa refused to design during the fascist dictatorship (1922-1943). His post-war work created modest, modernist oases in this phenomenal city.

Screens before The Magic Mountain.

Directors
Bettina Nürnberg, Dirk Peuker
Premiere
International premiere
Countries of production
Germany, Italy
Production Year
2018
Festival Edition
IFFR 2020
Length
15'
Medium
DCP
Language
English
Producers
Bettina Nürnberg, Dirk Peuker
Sales
Vestibuel VideoFilmArt
Sound Design
Christian Obermaier