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The true meaning of pictures

Author: Nick De PencierJennifer BaichwalShelby Lee AdamsDawud Wharnsby-AliMercury Films Inc.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video Group, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Born in Eastern Kentucky, [Shelby Lee] Adams has devoted 30 years of his life to visiting and making portraits of families living in Appalachia, those who have been misrepresented in the media and derogatorily referred to as 'hillbillies' ... [The film] also delves into the controversy that surrounds Adams' work, with hot debate amongst the critics, and revealing commentary from his friends and subjects ... along  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Biography
Interviews
Named Person: Shelby Lee Adams
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nick De Pencier; Jennifer Baichwal; Shelby Lee Adams; Dawud Wharnsby-Ali; Mercury Films Inc.; Docurama (Firm); New Video Group.; TVOntario.; Bravo! (Television network); Discovery Germany.; Special Broadcasting Service (Australia)
ISBN: 0767058100 9780767058100
OCLC Number: 53472871
Notes: Originally produced in 2002.
Credits: Director of photography, Nick de Pencier ; archival video footage, Shelby Lee Adams ; editor, David Wharnsby.
Performer(s): Featuring, Shelby Lee Adams.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 70 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Special features: Production stills ; filmmaker biographies of Shelby Lee Adams, Jennifer Baichwal, Nick de Pencier ; trailers.
Other Titles: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia
Appalachia
Responsibility: Docurama ; New Video ; Mercury Films presents ; Appalachian Journey ; produced in association with TV Ontario ; produced in association with Bravo! Canada ; Discovery Germany ; SBS Australia ; For Docurama: executive producer, Bobbi Levine, producer, Ellen Capon ; produced by Nick de Pencier and Jennifer Baichwal ; directed by Jennifer Baichwal.

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"Born in Eastern Kentucky, [Shelby Lee] Adams has devoted 30 years of his life to visiting and making portraits of families living in Appalachia, those who have been misrepresented in the media and derogatorily referred to as 'hillbillies' ... [The film] also delves into the controversy that surrounds Adams' work, with hot debate amongst the critics, and revealing commentary from his friends and subjects ... along the way, we get to know both Adams and the extraordinary people who stand in front of his camera."--Container.

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