Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning Teaser Trailer from Katahdin Productions on Vimeo.

Her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized images in the world, a haunting portrait representing the suffering of Americaв’s Great Depression. This personal documentary explores the life, passions and uncompromising vision of the influential photographer Dorothea Lange, whose enduring images document five turbulent decades of American history. Award-winning cinematographer Dyanna Taylor, Langeв’s granddaughter, combines family memories and journals with never-before-seen photos and film footage to bring Langeв’s story into sharp focus. Directed by Dyanna Taylor. Produced by Roberta Grossman.

Introduced by Deborah L. Gaston, Director of Education, National Museum of Women in the Arts. Discussion with filmmaker Dyanna Taylor follows screening.

Monday, March 23, 7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $5, General; $4, Members, Seniors and Students. No reservations required.

National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave., NW (Metro: Metro Center)

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