The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia
The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia (2002)

Like many photographers, Shelby Lee Adams has a favored subject, and in his case he prefers to turn the lens of his camera on the poor Appalachian families of Eastern Kentucky. As a fellow Kentuckian, the Appalachians are an area and a… More

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Release Date: September 15, 2003
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Dennis Harvey
Variety

Controversial fine-arts photographer Shelby Lee Adams is given a fascinatingly even-handed cinematic trial.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

the film we're invited to handle is elusive and dangerous

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