FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 24, 2005
CONTACT: JENNIFER KARSON (802) 656-0750
FLEMING MUSEUM PRESENTS FILM
"AMERICA AND LEWIS HINE"
BURLINGTON, VT On February 6, 2005 the Fleming Museum will present the
award winning film America and Lewis Hine as part of its Sunday Series.
The event is presented in conjunction with the Fleming Museum's exhibition
Art/Document: Defining American Photography. Lewis Hine is renowned
for his photography of child labor in Vermont textile mills during the early
decades of the 20th century.
From the Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, Nina Rosenblum, comes
this revealing portrait of the visionary photographer who recorded the human
side of America's wrenching transformation into an industrial colossus. One
of the most influential and recognizable photographers in the world, Lewis
Hine recorded the changing face of America in more than 10,000 images taken
over 40 years. His portraits of immigrants at Ellis Island, child laborers,
and working people of every stripe are said to embody the human toll of the
Industrial Revolution. The winner of several major awards, America and
Lewis Hine chronicles Hine's life and art. An incredible collection of
his photographs--including many never seen before--shows the power of his
Highlighted by masterful direction and an evocative score, these images
speak not only of Hine's brilliance, but also to the strength and
character of the people he pictured.
"America and Lewis Hine" (56 min.)
Art/Document: Defining American Photography
Fleming Museum Auditorium; 61 Colchester Avenue, Burlington; UVM campus.
February 6, 2005. 2pm
May 1 - Labor Day
Tuesday - Friday, noon 4pm
Saturday & Sunday 1 - 5pm
Labor Day - April 30
Tuesday - Friday, 9am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday, 1 - 5pm
Closed Mondays and major holiday weekends.
$5 adults, $10 family, $3 students and seniors. Free to Museum members;
UVM, Burlington College, Champlain College, Community College of Vermont,
and St. Michael's College faculty, staff, and students; and children 6 and