Artecinema is an international film festival of documentaries about contemporary art based in Naples, Italy. Each year, Artecinema presents a selection of some thirty documentaries from around the world which have been painstakingly sought out directly from the directors and producers. For the 20th anniversary of Artecinema in October 2015, Dyanna Taylor was invited to screen her film. This Interview with Dyanna was filmed by the US Consulate in Naples regarding her sold-out screening of Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning. According to Rene Rozon Director of artFIFA in Montreal, “her production was extremely well received and appreciated by the public, who gave the film the longest applause of the entire festival.”
Hear Director Dyanna Taylor discuss the reasons why she chose to make a documentary film about her famous grandmother, Dorothea Lange.
Interview with Director Dyanna Taylor at the Amarillo Museum of Art, January 2015. Video shot edited and directed by Jacob Workman.