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Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994)

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.

Director:

Freida Lee Mock

Writer:

Freida Lee Mock

Star:

Maya Lin
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Documentary of the designing and creation of the Vietnam War Memorial. Focusing on the controversy that arose when it was announced that the winning design was submitted by a young Chinese-American woman. Since completion, The Vietnam War Memorial has become one of the most famous memorials in the US because of it's spiritual and emotional impact on viewers of the site. The documentary also describes other memorials Maya Lin has created, including the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery Alabama. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maya Lin's monument See more »

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$62,186
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Stereo

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Color
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Featured in The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) See more »

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A beautiful, moving document, but...
27 July 1999 | by Scooter-2See all my reviews

it was not the best documentary of the year. That honor should go to "Hoop Dreams." I don't understand how this amazing film could be so neglected by the Academy.


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