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Title Disfarmer : a portrait of America / directed by Martin Lavut ; produced by Dennis Mohr
Published Montreal, QC : CinĂ©FĂȘte, 2010
Online access available from:
Ethnographic Video Online    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (52 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 2
Summary In the small mountain town of Heber Springs, Arkansas, a portrait photographer known as Mike Disfarmer captured the lives and emotions of the people of rural America during the two World Wars and the Great Depression. Critics have hailed Disfarmer's remarkable black and white portraits as a work of artistic genius and a classical episode in the history of American photography. This feature documentary discovers an American master, his influence on the modern Manhattan art world, and the legacy he left behind in his hometown of Heber Springs
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014)
Event Recorded in Heber Springs, Arkansas
Notes Previously released as DVD
This edition in English
Subject Disfarmer, Mike, 1884-1959.
Portrait photographers -- Arkansas -- Heber Springs.
Portrait photography -- Arkansas -- Heber Springs.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Mohr, Dennis, producer
Lavut, Martin, director