Whitman, Alabama: A Portrait of America | National Humanities Center

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Whitman, Alabama: A Portrait of America

Documentary Films; American South; Poetry; Cultural Identity

Jennifer Crandall (Journalist, Artist and Filmmaker)

November 4, 2020

America continues to fracture. Whitman, Alabama: a Portrait of America is a 52-part, Emmy-nominated work of documentary portraiture. The work spotlights contemporary Americans, their alienation from and forgotten connections to each other, and offers a tool for reconnection through the unique lens of artist, journalist, and filmmaker Jennifer Chang Crandall.


Film and Media / History / Documentary Films / American South / Poetry / Cultural Identity /