New screening dates have been added for 217 Films‘ documentaries on the arts of the WPA and American illustrator Lynd Ward.
The full schedule can be viewed at this link.
“Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” was released in 2015 and celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Works Progress Administration and the programs it sponsored to use the arts to help rebuild an America dragged down by the Great Depression. This film takes us on a journey showing us how through the use of painting, sculpture, music and literature, Americans came to understand what had happened to them on that fateful day in 1929 when, as filmmaker Michael Maglaras has written, “America sank out of sight,” to the day in 1939 when Marian Anderson sang on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and we knew we had finally emerged from the grip of our national despair.
“O Brother Man: The Art and Life of Lynd Ward”