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Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision


98 minutes
Source: Center for Asian American Media

This award-winning documentary is a portrait of the Chinese American sculptor who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial while an undergraduate student at Yale University. The film tells the gripping story behind the memorial and explores a decade of Maya Lin’s creative works, including the Civil Rights Memorial, revealing her ability to address major issues of our time through the power of art.

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