Event

Beyond the Brick: A LEGO® Brickumentary
17
May
2014

Beyond the Brick: A LEGO® Brickumentary

  • Location:Seattle, WA
  • Venue:SIFF Cinema Uptown
  • Length:03:30 pm – 05:00 pm

Beyond the Brick: A LEGO® Brickumentary is the first official documentary about the world’s favorite toy. Or is it more than just a toy? Co-directors Kief Davidson and Daniel Junge explore the vast the world of LEGO® and the boundless creativity it inspires. Since its birth in 1947, LEGO® has produced over 400 billion bricks, but the bricks aren’t just for kids. Adult Fans of LEGO® from around the globe unashamedly proclaim their love of the toy, with brick artists—particularly those who’ve achieved the status of “Master Builder”—assembling stunning and surprising creations. Increasingly, LEGO® bricks are also being used for therapeutic purposes, as well as in the classroom to expose children to the principles of engineering. Ultimately, Beyond the Brick: A LEGO® Brickumentarygoes beyond being a survey of all things LEGO® to delve into such deeper questions as why we build. What are the limits of human creativity in a finite world? This awesome documentary will inspire audiences of all ages to rekindle their inner creative flame.

Showings on May 16th at Lincoln Square Cinemas in Bellevue at 4:00pm, May 17th at 3:30pm and May 18th at 2:30pm at SIFF Cinema Uptown in Queen Anne.