Bauhaus Spirit: 100 Years of Bauhaus

Celebrating the search for connections between architecture, design and society, this is a film about fantasy, utopia and thinking big.


Bauhaus Spirit: 100 Years of Bauhaus

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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Walter Gropius’ Bauhaus with this lively and wide-ranging exploration of the movement uniting modern design, art, architecture and performing arts with communal social living to form an academic discipline and utopian way of life. Combining free imagination and play with strict structure, Bauhaus’ members included Anni Albers, Marcel Breuer, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, László Moholy-Nagy, Oskar Schlemmer and more. The most comprehensive film on its subject to date, Bauhaus Spirit explores this influential 20th-century movement’s history, legacy, and continued relevance in an age where function and environmental sustainability have taken on new urgency.
Documentary, Culture Vulture, Architecture, Art & Artists, Design
German, English, Spanish
Niels Bolbrinker
Thomas Tielsch
Andrew Karpan, Nonfics

'Bauhaus Spirit' presents a different view of the hundred-year-old art movement. Bolbrinker and Tielsch are as eager to move away from the past as they are the ruthlessly material present. They search, instead, to find practitioners who embody a certain idea of its spirit. This task juts them all ...

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