Bridging Urban America
The Story of Ralph Modjeski, Master Bridge Engineer
A documentary film by Basia and Leonard Myszynski
Official Poster ... Philadelphia Premiere - July 10, 2016 - at Drexel University, Mandell Theatre
At the post-screening reception (l. to. r.): Janusz Romanski, Marie Hejnosz, Basia Myszynski (filmmaker),
Peter Obst, Debbie Majka, Jean Joka (PHSP president) and Eleanor Kirbyson
... BRIDGING URBAN AMERICA celebrates the life of one of America's greatest bridge designers and some of the 20th century's most significant bridges and how they transformed America: San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge, Huey P. Long in New Orleans, and Quebec Bridge in Canada, among others. The film takes a deeper look at the scientific mind of a virtuoso pianist and artistic soul of a Polish-born Paris-trained immigrant who contributed to the building of a modern America.
A cinematic journey through America with magnificent aerial photography, bridge stories and riveting interviews by renowned historians, engineering specialists, architects, and cultural figures, including award-winning author + educator HENRY PETROSKI of Duke University, PIOTR MONCARZ of Stanford University, Engineer-Pianist ELAINE CHEW of Queen Mary University of London and photographer DAVID PLOWDEN
Thank you for your interest.
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The American Council for Polish Culture (ACPC) and its affiliate Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia are sponsors of this film.