Nigeria’s port city of Lagos, facing toward the Gulf of Guinea on the west coast of Africa, is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. By 2020, the burgeoning metropolis is slated to be the third most populous city on the globe, with 24 million citizens. The 2003 documentary LAGOS: KOOLHAAS follows Harvard University Professor of Architecture and Urban Design Rem Koolhaas as he immerses himself in the city life of Lagos to find answers for the challenges of booming populations.

LAGOS: KOOLHAAS screens at the Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 North Third Street, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15. Admission is $7 or $6 for students with ID. Visit for more info.

Wed., April 15, 7 p.m., 2015
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