Disfarmer: A Portrait of America

Portrait photographer Mike Disfarmer captured the lives and emotions of the people of rural Arkansas during the two world wars and the Great Depression. Critics have hailed his remarkable black and white portraits as works of artistic genius. This documentary discovers an American master, his influence on the modern New York art world, and the legacy he left behind in his hometown of Heber Springs, Arkansas.

Distribution/Broadcasters: Journeyman Pictures | TVO | CTS | CMF | KN | SVT | AVRO | SBS | iTunes | Amazon Festivals/Screenings: World Premiere, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2010 | Viennale 2011 | The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin 2012