a feature-length documentary film
  about Simon Rodia and the Watts
    Towers of South Central Los Angeles

by Edward Landler and Brad Byer

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Dion Neutra and Dulce Stein Present

Screening and Filmmaker's talk with Edward Landler

Tuesday, April 25 

“I BUILD THE TOWER,” the feature-length documentary on the Watts Towers and their creator, Sam Rodia, will be screened at the Neutra Museum Gallery, 2379 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles


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Doors open at 7:00 PM Film starts at 8:00 PM

Following the screening, there will be a Q&A session with filmmaker Landler and special guests including Rosie Lee Hooks, Director of the Watts Towers Arts Center, and artist Charles Dickson.

A Special Watts Towers Visit from

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and 

the Black Women's Forum: 


The Watts Towers  make a brief cameo appearance

in the Oscar-nominated hit movie  La La Land

 Also appearing in  La La Land  is bass player

Nedra Wheeler

who was part of the ensemble that played the jazz arrangements

of Verdi aria themes for 

I Build the Tower

 She is also a Founding Member of the Jazz Mentorship Program at the Watts Towers Arts Center 


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