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Monobloc

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Apr 08 2022
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Jun 09 2022
Monobloc

This new documentary takes an in-depth look at the world’s best-selling piece of furniture—the stackable plastic chair of the film’s title.

Germany, 2021, Hauke Wendler

This new documentary takes an in-depth look at the world’s best-selling piece of furniture—the stackable plastic chair of the film’s title. (It is estimated that there are more than a billion units worldwide.) Filmed over five continents, the movie explores the history, uses, and economic and environmental costs of this ubiquitous chair that was invented in the 1970s and which many Westerners disparage as bland, cheap, and ugly. But to impoverished peoples in

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Monobloc, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 4/8 thru at least 6/9 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $10 and you have 72 hours to watch it.

 

 

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