This film focuses on pictures that were captured as part of the photography program of the Farm Security Administration. These images, which are stored at the Library of Congress, showcase the poverty that affected rural farmers, as well as other American citizens and Japanese immigrants. Find out how American photographers used photography to capture social and cultural elements of the 1930s and deliver a raw, un-manipulated view of life in America.
Learn how the French government used film photography to document the development of French monuments and remember and honor those who contributed to the creation of these monuments. Similar to the French government, the Italian tire manufacturer, Pirelli Ltd., used photography to document the opening of a new factory. Discover how the photographer, Chris Killip, used his ability to show his appreciate for the workers and highlight their talents and determination.
- ISBN: 978-1-4213-1586-7
- Run time: 24 minutes
- Copyright date: 1989
- Closed captioning: Yes