Filmography: _Documentary: _The True Meaning of Pictures

shelby lee adams' appalachia
the true meaning of pictures

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52 Minutes

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Rhombus Media [Can./Intl.]
Docurama [Intl.]

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Kanopy Streaming

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Exploring the politics of representation in the controversial photographs of Shelby Lee Adams.


"Without passing judgement, [Baichwal] develops an extraordinary perspective, both moral and aesthetic."

– Brian D. Johnson, Macleans magazine


"Baichwal give us a provocative look at the way meaning is created in the mind of the viewer."

– John Harkness, NOW magazine


"Unlike most bio-documentaries, Baichwal explores her subject with integrity, guts and a critical eye."

– Take one, Film & Television in Canada