|Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island
A film by Marcia Connelly & Katherine Knight
54 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2014
As Fogo Island struggles to sustain its unique way of life in the face of a collapse of its fishing industry, architect Todd Saunders and social entrepreneur Zita Cobb's vision results in the building of strikingly original architecture that will become a catalyst for social change.
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"Examines how the architecture acknowledges the cultural traditions which inspire it, while maintaining a captivating sense of the unfamiliar." - Architecture Daily
"Captures a bold architecture project that embraces the excitement of living on the edge, both in relation to nature and to contemporary design. A beautifully shot film that captures the stunning landscape and extraordinary architecture." - Architecture & Design Film Festival
Winner! Atlantic Film Festival