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Ansel Adams

American Experience

by Ric Burns

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In this elegant, moving and lyrical portrait of the most eloquent and quintessentially American of photographers, producer Ric Burns seeks to explore the meaning and legacy of Adams' life and work. At the heart of the film are the great themes that absorbed Adams throughout his career: the beauty and fragility of "the American earth," the inseparable bond of man and nature, and the moral obligation the present owes to the future.


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Publisher: PBS

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  • Release date: September 12, 2016
  • Duration: 01:37:27
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Documentary

    Languages

    English

    In this elegant, moving and lyrical portrait of the most eloquent and quintessentially American of photographers, producer Ric Burns seeks to explore the meaning and legacy of Adams' life and work. At the heart of the film are the great themes that absorbed Adams throughout his career: the beauty and fragility of "the American earth," the inseparable bond of man and nature, and the moral obligation the present owes to the future.


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