This event is part of MODERNISM AS CHARACTER, a three-part series of screenings, conversations, and discussions, featuring Modernist design, buildings, landscapes, allied arts, and ideas organized by Docomomo Chicago and the Gene Siskel Film Center.
About the Director
PJ Letofsky is a Director, Producer specializing in International Art and Culture documentaries. Including ‘Neutra- Survival Through Design’' on Austrian American architect Richard Neutra (2019). ‘Tarkovsky: Time Within Time’, on the Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky (2015). and ‘Polly’s GlobalWalk’, on his sisters’ 5 year walk around the world for Breast Cancer, (broadcast on PBS (2010). PJ was born and raised in Minneapolis and studied piano and photography from age 6. He started Directing/ Producing with his Minneapolis cable show TV Party (43 episodes) covering the local arts scene. A seasoned pianist singer songwriter, PJ had his rock bands on the road for 12 years before moving into film, studying at UCLA.
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