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Looking For Lowry / TVF International (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms Media Group, film distributor.
Other author/creatorTVF International (Firm), production company.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : TVF International (Firm), [2015]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.
Copyright Notice ©2015
Description1 online resource (1 video file (50 min., 22 sec.)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents L.S. Lowry Overview (2:33) -- Representing Human Behavior (3:36) -- Painting Character (3:07) -- Battle of Life (2:59) -- Manchester Childhood (2:38) -- Documenting Human Problems (3:11) -- Family Relationships (2:42) -- Solitude and Creativity (2:16) -- Late Success (2:57) -- Melancholic Artist (3:09) -- Natural Landscapes (3:23) -- National Fame (3:35) -- Lowry Estate Private Archive (3:12) -- Ballet Inspiration (3:08) -- Erotic Series (2:36) -- Modern Art Enigma (3:49) -- Credits: Looking for Lowry (1:20)
Abstract Internationally acclaimed actor Ian McKellen argues that L.S. Lowry is in fact one of our greatest 20th century painters in this entertaining documentary about the artist's life and work. The film illuminates Lowry's extraordinary vision and features interviews with those who knew him and others who have been inspired by his unique observations of Britain. McKellen traces Lowry's footsteps through Manchester's industrial neighborhoods to understand his fascination with crowds; discovers rare sketches providing a window into Lowry's enigmatic persona; and examines his artistic legacy in our post-industrial age. Finally, he interviews Tate Museum employees about why none of the 23 Lowry works in their possession are displayed. With contributions from Carol Ann Lowry, Dame Paula Rego, Jeffrey Archer, Andrew Kalman, Sally Kalman, Ben Timperley, Noel Gallagher, and Gillian Lynne.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 03, 2015.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description (Films Media Group, September 3, 2015).
Issued in other formdigital transfer of (manifestation): TVF International (Firm), 2015.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number93782 Films Media Group

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