• If You Build It (2014)

If You Build It

Release Date: January 10th, 2014

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

Designer Emily Pilloton and architect Matt Miller go to a struggling community in North Carolina to teach high-school students about their craft.

Director: Patrick Creadon

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: O'Malley Creadon Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    An inspiring, educational, highly enjoyable documentary. show more

  • 75
    Walter AddiegoSan Francisco Chronicle

    Director Patrick Creadon, who in 2006 made the entertaining "Wordplay," about crossword fanatics, probably errs on the side of advocacy here. But give him credit for acknowledging that idealistic endeavors don't always pay off. show more

  • 60
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Creadon's doc benefits substantially from these kids, resulting in a film with modest commercial appeal that should have a healthy video afterlife with activism-minded students in college and graduate programs. show more

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