Beyond the Brick: A LEGO® Brickumentary (SIFF 2014)

LEGO bricks inspire a legion of fans worldwide, including kids, adults, artists, filmmakers, entrepreneurs, architects, medical researchers, and more. Beyond the Brick opens up the wide world of LEGO that you never knew was there, and showcases many intricate and interesting projects utilizing the bricks.

Provided Film Synopsis
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO® Brickumentary is the first official documentary about the world’s favorite toy. Or is it more than just a toy? Co-directors Kief Davidson and Daniel Junge explore the vast world of LEGO® and the boundless creativity it inspires. Since its birth in 1947, LEGO® has produced over 400 billion bricks, but the bricks aren’t just for kids. Adult Fans of LEGO® from around the globe unashamedly proclaim their love of the toy, with brick artists—particularly those who’ve achieved the status of “Master Builder”—assembling stunning and surprising creations. Increasingly, LEGO® bricks are also being used for therapeutic purposes, as well as in the classroom to expose children to the principles of engineering. Ultimately, Beyond the Brick: A LEGO® Brickumentary goes beyond being a survey of all things LEGO® to delve into such deeper questions as why we build. What are the limits of human creativity in a finite world? This awesome documentary will inspire audiences of all ages to rekindle their inner creative flame.

Movie Details

  • Directed By:

    • Daniel Junge
    • Kief Davidson
  • Cast Members:

    • Jason Bateman
  • Countries:

    • Denmark
    • USA
  • Languages:

    • English
  • Genres:

    • Documentary
    • Family Friendly