LUTAH A Passion for Architecture: A Life in Design

  • Release Date: 2014
  • Director: Kum-Kum Bhavnani
  • Storyline: UTAH explores the life of a remarkably versatile architect who left an impressive legacy. Initially eclipsed by her male contemporaries in the early 20th century, Lutah Maria Riggs navigated her way through the male-centric world of architecture and brought a freshness to the established architectural styles of Southern California. Riggs blazed a trail for women, relying on the courage of her convictions and a hint of eccentricity. She pursued her passions and created a life of independence, an exceptional choice for a woman at that time. Never before seen photographs and journal entries from Riggs’s personal collection, and candid interviews, this documentary reveals a side of Lutah Maria Riggs that has gone unnoticed.
  • Country: USA
  • Language: English
  • Run Time: 65 mins

Maryland Premiere
Palm Springs International Film Festival

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