Hailed as “one of the greatest minds of our times, R. Buckminster Fuller was renowned for his comprehensive perspective on the world’s problems. For more than five decades, he developed pioneering solutions that reflected his commitment to the potential of innovative design to create technology that does “more with less and thereby improves human lives.
THE WORLD OF BUCKMINSTER FULLER (80-minutes)
Perhaps the most comprehesive film of Fuller's work, this documentary transports the viewer into Fuller's mind and soul. Told entirely in his own words, it is an intimate, personal and inspring message from Fuller to our fragile world.
An invaluable record of a major figure...this documentary transports the viewer into Fuller's mind and soul. Told entirely in his own words, the film is an intimate, personal and inspiring message from Fuller to our fragile world. - Los Angeles Times
The Leonardo da Vinci of our time. - Marshall McLuhan
REFLECTIONS: R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER (54-minutes)
Winner of the CINE Golden Eagle Award, this 60-minute this documentary contains footage of Fuller never seen before in any other film. Made for the United States Information Agency in 1977 by Academy Award™ winner Robert Snyder and Jaime Snyder, the film gives us a substantive look at Fuller and his work. It also contains a wonderfully intimate sequence with Fuller talking about his childhood. 60-minutes,
BASIC BUCKY (31-minutes)
An overview of Fullers work including such subjects as: Natures Generalized Principles, Pattern Integrity, Universe As a Scenario, Synergy, Artifacts/Inventions Energetic / Synergetic Geometry, Fuller's last invention, the Flye's Eye Dome.
MODELING UNIVERSE (15-minutes)
A companion piece to the DVD of The World of Buckminster Fuller, directed by Fuller's grandson, Jaime Snyder. Buckminster Fuller presents some of his ideas on mathematics, physics, and structural design as he discusses design principles taken from nature.