Close message

Welcome to Kanopy

Brought to you by Fontana Regional Library

Not your library? Find it now
Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island
To start watching

Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island

Show More

People who watched this also watched

Comments (8)

Anonymous picture
A

Enjoyed this one! Fogo Island ... quirky, unique, traditional, modern with a respect and joy for tradition and history. Film caught just enough, to make us thirst for more. Add Fogo to the list of places to try and get to. And if you can't get there, create your own future, drawing on the ...Read more

Anonymous picture
Robert

This is a wonderful and inspiring film that captures Newfoundland's beauty. The quality of this film matches the beauty of the landscape.

Anonymous picture
Anna

Wow! I want to pack up and go there to see it for myself!

Anonymous picture
Bruce

An inspiration for all who wish to make a contribution to the world in which they live. One person’s imagination, Zita’s, reinvented Fogo Island as a community welcoming those who had left and visitors from afar.

Anonymous picture
Yissel

This was really inspirational; I hope I can do something like this one day for my home town ^ ^

Anonymous picture
Judy

The flattening of culture, of joy.....the sameness everywhere in the world no matter what culture. The film is about preservation of the uniqueness of cultures rather than world homogenizing.

Anonymous picture
Sandi

An amazing story. I didn't know the island existed. The houses of their past shows the dedication and appreciation for culture and history. I highly recommend this video.

Tom avatar
Tom

A beautiful documentary. I love cabin architecture and design and the scenery is stunning. Makes me want to visit Newfoundland!