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Next Neutra House film event focuses on desert retreat

The third annual Los Altos Neutra House FILM+Conversation Series kicked off last week with a screening of “Greene and Greene: The Art of Architecture.” Future films in the series are scheduled to be screened 7-9 p.m. May 9 and June 13 at Neutra House, 181 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

Upcoming films in the series:

• May 9: “The Oyler House: Richard Neutra’s Desert Retreat.” The Michael Dorsey film tells the story of a house Neutra designed in 1958 in Lone Pine and chronicles the friendship that developed between the owner and the architect and their families.

After the film, the audience will have an opportunity to chat with the film’s producer via Skype.

• June 13: “Coast Modern: Modern Architecture from Vancouver to LA.” The film presents homes designed by three generations of modernist architects in the context of their times. Interviews with some of the most respected modernist designers and historians provide added insight into these masterpieces of modern living.

Admission is $20 per film.

For more information, call 941-4164 or email King Lear at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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