Photographer Dorothea Lange
Dyanna Taylor discusses her new film about her grandmother, photographer Dorothea Lange. Grab a Hunk of Lightning documents Lange's preparation for a one-woman show at the New York Museum of Modern Art. Lange, who helped the nation see poverty, is one of the best-known photographers of her generation.
This beautiful film premieres at the Oakland Museum in Oakland on Saturday, August 23 at 2 PM, and airs on "American Masters" on August 29th at 9 PM (check local PBS listings).
Check out the PBS site that features film excerpts, outtakes and additional information on Lange: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/dorothea-lange/about-the-film/3096/
Grab a Hunk of Lightning will stream for free at the above link after the Aug. 29 broadcast premiere.
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Listen to entire show at the KPFA archives. 59:50 min.
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