Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning | Tennessee Vacation
February 24, 2016
Event By:
Orpheum Theatre
225 S Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103

EVENT TYPE: Southern Circuit Independent Film Series
DESCRIPTION: Explore, through her granddaughter’s eyes, the life story of Dorothea Lange, the photographer who captured the iconic “Migrant Mother.” Never-seen-before photos, film footage, interviews, family memories and journals reveal the artist who challenged America to know itself. Lange’s enduring images document five turbulent decades of American history, including the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, World War II Japanese Internment camps, and early environmentalism. Yet few know the story, struggles, and profound body of work of the woman behind the camera. Filmmaker will host a post-show Q&A.
VENUE: Halloran Centre at The Orpheum Theatre, 225 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103
DATES: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 7:00 PM
BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000