5 Highlights from New York City’s Architecture & Design Film Festival

At this year's edition, a run of films shine a light on issues of housing, from the perils of gentrification to the intractable challenge of urban homelessness.

Still from Goff, a film showing during the Architecture and Design Film Festival. Courtesy ADFF

Today marks the kick-off of the 11th Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) in New York City. This year’s festival boasts a roster 25 films strong, running over the course of five days at the Cinépolis Chelsea theater. Thematic content unsurprisingly runs the gamut, but several films dwell on issues of housing.

We highlighted a few films below, but you can find the full listing and schedule on the ADFF website.

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