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30 July 2021, 8.30pm

Californian architecture comes to Cambridge, with film shorts shown in a West Cambridge garden against a modernist backdrop.

The documentary film that will be shown at this outdoor garden screening is about the defining photographs of mid-century modernist houses in Southern California by Julius Shulman (1910–2009), and his friendship with architects and home owners.

The film shorts will be introduced by Will Paice, who was Executive Producer of the film and author of the accompanying book, and met Julius. He will guide us through the history of Californian modernism.

‘What good is a dream house if you haven’t got a dream?’ – Julius Shulman

The film will be shown in a Cambridge garden with a modernist 1930s building backdrop as the screen. Covid-secure directions for seating will be given. Bubbles of three people at the most will be allowed. Bring your own chairs, wine and nibbles. Please dress appropriately for outdoors.

£20 per person, household/support bubbles of up to three people allowed, booking required

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8.30pm: Arrive, garden viewing, set up chairs/rugs
9pm: Talk by Will Paice
9.20pm: Film shorts, follow up discussion (weather permitting)
10.30pm: End

Julius Shulman, ‘Photograph by Julius Shulman © J. Paul Getty Trust.’

Ticket Booking Information

You may attend this event on your own or in a household/support bubble of up to three people. When booking a ticket you will need to select from three ticket options:

Ticket for one person: £20

Ticket that covers two people from the same household/support bubble: £40

Ticket that covers three people from the same household/support bubble: £60

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This event is for the Friends of Kettle’s Yard. If you are not a Friend and would like to join, you can do so here.