november, 2020

sat07nov(nov 7)12:00 amfri13(nov 13)11:59 pmBridging Urban America: The Story of Ralph ModjeskiGenre:DocumentaryLanguage:EnglishSubjects:Poland,Science and Engineering

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A celebration of the life of Ralph Modjeski, one of America’s greatest bridge designers. He was behind some of the 20th century’s most significant bridges which transformed America: the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge, the Huey P. Long Bridge in New Orleans, and Quebec Bridge in Canada, among others. The film takes a deeper look at the scientific mind and artistic soul of a Polish-born, Paris-trained immigrant; a virtuoso pianist who contributed to the building of modern America.

Film: 95 minutes

Director: Basia Myszyński

Production countries: USA, Canada

Year: 2016

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