PARDUCCI THE MAN WHO MADE DETROIT BEAUTIFUL
About the film:
When architectural sculptor Corrado Parducci arrived in Detroit in 1924, he left his fingerprints on hundreds of buildings throughout Detroit & Michigan during thebuilding boom. Parducci’s story is of an Italian immigrant who struggles with hardships throughout his almost 60 year career while becoming one of our country’s top architectural sculptors.
Parducci, the Man Who Made Detroit Beautiful is a documentary film directed by Jack P. Johnson. Johnson, and Parducci researcher Jennifer Baross, have traveled coast to coast interviewing architects, curators, conservators, historians, authors and his family, compiling the story of Parducci. Run time: 60 minutes.
IN THE PRESS
Detroit Free Press: Freep Film Fest: Superman, 9th Wonder, Parducci docs join 3/18/2016
Detroit News: Detroit sculptor Corrado Parducci gets his due 2/3/2015
the Detroitists Podcast – Episode 4 – Looking at Parducci 10/27/2016
Daily Detroit: 8 Must-See Things At The Detroit Design Festival This Weekend 9/21/2016
Meadow Brook Hall: MEADOW BROOK HALL TO SHOW PARDUCCI DOCUMENTARY 9/9/2016
Model D Media: Corrado Parducci, the great (and mostly forgotten) architectural artist of Detroit 3/10/2015
CBS Local / WWJ Radio: Film Explores Life Of Corrado Parducci: The Man Who Made Detroit Beautiful 8/20/2014
Huffington Post: Corrado Parducci: Film Examines Architectural Sculptor’s Detroit Work (PHOTOS) 7/13/2012