The Architect

  • 12'
  • USA
  • 1994
A Ukrainian coal miner and his grandson struggle with the loss of the boy's parents in World War II by designing a city for the dead together. In 1989 the film-maker was part of a documentary crew that spent a month in Donetsk, interviewing retired coal miners who lived through the war years. This film is inspired by their stories and dedicated to the writer Italo Calvino.
Director
Adam Keker
Premiere
International premiere
Country of production
USA
Production Year
1994
Festival Edition
IFFR 1995
Length
12'
Medium
16mm
Language
English
Producer
Adam Keker
Sales
Adam Keker