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Portraits & Dreams

Powerful Photographs made by Appalachian children, taught by MacArthur-winning photographer, Wendy E

Overview

Genre
Human Interest, Culture, Minorities, and Arts
Synopsis

Before she was a "genius award"-winning photographer, Wendy Ewald, fresh out of college, was living and teaching in rural schools in Eastern Kentucky. Portraits & Dreams is the name of the book, the Smithsonian exhibition, and this documentary based on the work of children from four schools making photographs of their own lives.

Stage
finished
Running time
17 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Community Media Productions and Appalshop
Country
United States
Years of Production
1980-1984
Locations
Lecther County, KY

Distribution Details

Release year
1984
Distribution
Appalshop Films, Inc.
Language
English

Photos

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