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Cathedrals of Culture

Cathedrals of Culture

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If buildings could talk, what would they say? This series allows six iconic buildings to speak for themselves by examining human life from the perspective of an architectural structure. Six acclaimed filmmakers bring their own visual style and artistic approach to the project. They explore how these landmarks reflect culture and and the collective memory of various social groups.

Still image from: Cathedrals of Culture: The Berlin Philharmonic
Cathedrals of Culture
Episode 1
26 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Tall, angular, light colored buildings with a wide central open-air walkway. Caption: What they created is alive and working today.
Cathedrals of Culture
Episode 2
26 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Cathedrals of Culture: The Oslo Opera House
Cathedrals of Culture
Episode 3
24 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Cathedrals of Culture: Centre Pompidou
Cathedrals of Culture
Episode 4
24 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12