ANSEL ADAMS (USA, 2002, 97 min.)

An elegant, moving and lyrical portrait of the most eloquent of American photographers, this film explores the meaning and legacy of Adams’ life and work within the context of the great themes that absorbed him throughout his career. These include the beauty and fragility of “the American earth,” the inseparable bond of man and nature and the moral obligation our present owes to the future. Written and directed by Ric Burns. Co-Produced for Sierra Club Productions and Steeplechase Films. The film is a presentation of PBS’ s “American Experience.” Winner, the Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism.

Introduced by William Meadows, President, The Wilderness Society.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE with museum admission; students & seniors over 62, $10; Gen. Admission, $12

The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St., NW

(METRO: Dupont Circle, Q St. exit)

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Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital