My Architect: A Son’s Journey (2003)

Disutradarai oleh Nathaniel Kahn

Louis I Kahn, memlilik 2 anak lain  dari dua wanita di luar pernikahannya. Salah satu anak laki-lakinya, Nathaniel Kahn selalu berharap suatu saat ayahnya dapat tinggal bersama dia dan ibunya. Tetapi Louis I Kahn tidak pernah meninggalkan istrinya. Kemudian Kahn ditemukan tewas di locker pria di Stasiun Penn, ketika Nathaniel baru berusia 11 tahun. Dalam ‘My Architect: A Son’s Journey’, Nathaniel yang dihantui keingintahuan berusaha mencari dan memahami ayahnya yang meninggal dalam kebangkrutan dan kesendiriannya pada 1974. Ia mengunjungi bangunan ayahnya, menemui kolega, murid, istri, dan anak-anak ayahnya. Dalam film, Kahn sempat berkata, ”…myself realized that only Architecture was to be my life. How accidental are our existences are really, and how full of influence by circumstance.”

Sabtu, 13 Agustus 2016

Directed by Nathaniel Kahn

World-famous architect Louis Kahn had two illegitimate children with two different women outside of his marriage. One of his son, Nathaniel, always hoped that someday his father would come and live with him and his mother, but Kahn never left his wife. Instead, Kahn was found dead in a men’s room in Penn Station when Nathaniel was only 11. In ‘My Architect: A Son’s Journey’, director Nathaniel Kahn searches to understand his father, noted architect Louis Kahn, who died bankrupt and alone in 1974. Nathaniel travels the world visiting his father’s buildings and haunts in this film, meeting his father’s contemporaries, colleagues, students, wives, and children. In the film, Louis Kahn is quoted as saying, “…myself realized that only Architecture was to be my life. How accidental are our existences are really, and how full of influence by circumstance.”

Saturday, 13th August 2016