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Big Time

Wednesday December 06 | 6:00pm
St. John the Evangelist Church

Rules & Guidelines

cocktails & hors d'oeuvres served
community event
open bar

6:00PM - 7:00PM: Pre-film party in Guild Hall at St. John the Evangelist Church with libations by Newport Wine Cellar & Gourmet, small bites by Blackstone Caterers, & live music by Randy Robbins

7:00PM - 8:30PM: Big Time film screening inside St. John the Evangelist Church

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"Big Time, a Portrait of an Architect as Superstar" - New York Times

A "gorgeous film... informed by that same charm and intelligence the way a sailboat is informed by 7 knots of westerly breeze." - Village Voice

Bjarke Ingels started out as a young man dreaming of creating cartoons. Now, he has been named “one of architecture’s biggest stars” by The Wall Street Journal. BIG TIME follows Bjarke during th course of 5 years (2011-2016), while he struggles to finish his biggest project so far. We are let into Bjarke’s creative processes as well as the endless compromises that his work entails, and we are on the side when his personal life starts putting pressure on him, too.

Bjarke Ingels’ company Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been given the task of designing and building one of the skyscrapers, which will replace the Twin Towers, which collapsed on the 11th of September 2001 in Manhattan. While Bjarke is creating a building, which will change the New York skyline, he is hit by health-related issues. The Film offers an intimate look into the innovative and ambitious Danish architect, whom the entire world is celebrating as a genius.

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MEMBER BENEFITS

• newportFILM email updates and access to newportFILM’s lending library
• 15% off all newportFILM film events, excluding annual summer benefit
• 15% off all newportFILM merchandise
• Invitation to a members-only event
• The opportunity to support a vibrant non-profit with a mission to enlighten and educate through documentary film!

93 minutes
Director(s): Kaspar Astrup Schröder
Producer(s): Sara Stockmann
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Individual
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Role
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31 536 000