The true meaning of pictures [DVD videorecording] : Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia / Mercury Films Inc. ; produced by Nick de Pencier and Jennifer Baichwal ; directed by Jennifer Baichwal.
Contributor(s): De Pencier, Nick | Baichwal, Jennifer | Wharnsby-Ali, Dawud | Mercury Films Inc | Docurama (Firm) | New Video Group.Material type: FilmPublisher: [New York] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video Group, 2003Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 71 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0767058100.Other title: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia [DVD videorecording] | Appalachia [DVD videorecording].Subject(s): Appalachian Region, Southern -- Biography | Adams, Shelby Lee | Mountain people -- Kentucky | Photographers -- United StatesGenre/Form: Documentary films.DDC classification: 976.9/092/2
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Featuring, Shelby Lee Adams.
Cinematographer, Nick de Pencier ; editor, David Wharnsby.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Shelby Lee Adams has been photographing the eastern Kentucky Appalachian mountain people for thirty years. Accused of perpetuating stereotypes, Adams is said to exploit her subjects. This documentary explores the controversy.