Recent Releases

Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island

(2012, Director Jake Gorst, 86 minutes)

Desert Utopia: Midcentury Architecture in Palm Springs

(2010, Director Jake Gorst, 58 minutes)

Desert Utopia traces the origins of midcentury architecture in Palm Springs. Jake Gorst’s film brings alive landmark structures by Richard Neutra, Albert Frey, E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler, William Cody and William Krisel and features never-before-seen archival footage of the architects and construction.


Contemporary Days

The Designs of Lucienne & Robin Day

A film by Murray Grigor
Executive Producers: Jill A. Wiltse & H. Kirk Brown III
Cinematographer: Hamid Shams


UK Premiere
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 7:30pm
at the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Hochauser Auditorium, London, UK


William Krisel, Architect


World Premiere
February 14, 2010 at 7:30pm
Camelot Theater, Palm Springs, California

A film by Jake Gorst
Executive Producers: Jill A. Wiltse & H. Kirk Brown III
Producer: Heather Purcell Leja
86 mins


Journeyman Architect: The Life and Work of Donald Wexler

Donald Wexler large portraitColorado Premiere

October 10, 2009 at 6:30pm
Starz Film Center, Denver, Colorado

A film by Jake Gorst
Executive Producers: Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III
Producers: Heather Purcell Leja and David Shearer


Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

Hella Jongerius large portraitPremiere at the Museum of Arts and Design

May 16, 2009 at 2:00pm
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York

Produced and Directed by Amie Knox
Executive Producers: Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III
Edited by Chad Herschberger