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10 November 1995 (USA) See more »
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A film about the work of the artist most famous for her monuments such as the Vietnam Memorial Wall and the Civil Rights Fountain Memorial. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Won Oscar. Another 1 nomination See more »
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A wonderful documentary showcasing the many talents of a gifted artist. See more (8 total) »

Cast

 
Maya Lin ... Herself

Directed by
Freida Lee Mock 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Freida Lee Mock 

Produced by
Freida Lee Mock .... producer
Terry Sanders .... producer
Jessica Yu .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Charles Bernstein 
 
Cinematography by
Don Lenzer 
Ed Marritz 
 
Film Editing by
William T. Cartwright 
 
Sound Department
Rick Ash .... sound mixer
Paul Berolzheimer .... sound editor
Judy Carp .... production sound
Stephen Hunter Flick .... sound effects
Allen Hurd .... sound recordist
Robyn Hutman .... production sound
Geoffrey G. Rubay .... sound editor
Marvin Walowitz .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sam Henriques .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
William T. Cartwright Jr. .... additional editor
 
Music Department
William T. Cartwright Jr. .... music editor
 

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105 min
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Featured in The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) (TV)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A wonderful documentary showcasing the many talents of a gifted artist., 18 May 1999
Author: Deacon from Damascus, MD

I sat down with this film knowing that Maya Lin was the creative force behind the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. What Freida Lee Mock's brilliant documentary shows is how difficult it was for her design to become reality. Not only did she compete with over 1,400 other entrants, but opposition to her idea, once selected, was stong and sometimes intentionally cruel.

The film follows Maya throughout her career. Other creations include the Civil Rights Monument in Montgomery, Alabama and a tribute to the women who have attended Yale University. The winner for Best Documentary Feature in 1995, Freida Lee Mock deserves praise for letting Maya and her art speak for themselves. Simply witness the emotional responses of the memorials' visitors, and you'll begin to understand what a treasure Maya is. A wonderful film!

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