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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe film, 1980

Identifier: 006.06.01

Film "Mies van der Rohe," directed and co-produced by subject's daughter, Georgia van der Rohe, in cooperation with a television station in West Germany. Script by Mies biographer, Franz Schulze. "Film includes footage of Mies reflecting on his life's work the year before his death, biographical material, and segments on major projects built in Chicago, Toronto, New York, Berlin, and other cities" (per Illinois Institute of Technology internal memo found with the film). Includes scenes of IIT campus. Chicago premier of the film was held at IIT, March 11, 1980. Color and sound; 16 mm; two 14" reels. 55 minutes long. Film cannot be viewed until transferred to digital format. IIT does not own copyright to this item.


  • Creation: 1980


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Film is in 16mm format, will need to be digitized to be viewed.

Collection Size

1 Film


See 3/2/1980 memo from Thomas Martin in Accession File re this film.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1991.002


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 9/3/2002

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