Millsaps College 1701 N State St Jackson, MS 39202 Screening Time: 6:30pm Lily Yeh is a global artist who is fueled by a belief that art is a human right, and that artists can create a foundation for profound social change. Slight of frame, but large in spirit and vision, the 70-year-old artist was born […]
The 17th United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford University October 24, 2014 at 8:30pm Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center Palo Alto, CA Lily Yeh is a global artist who is fueled by a belief that art is a human right, and that artists can create a foundation for profound social change. Slight […]
Lily Yeh, Daniel Traub (co-director and director of photography), and Glenn Holsten (co-director) chatted with the remarkable Marty Moss-Coane about the making of The Barefoot Artist documentary on Radio Times (WHYY-FM, 90.9 FM) on Monday, August 19, 2013. Follow this link to visit the Radio Times website.
On June 19, 2013 we held a special screening of The Barefoot Artist at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It was an amazing and inspiring evening. The theater was completely packed! We’re very grateful to all those who came and showed their support and enthusiasm for the film. Unfortunately, because the theater was completely full, […]
Co-director Glenn Holsten and Editor Ann Tegnell just spent a week with Lily Yeh in Rwanda sharing a rough cut of The Barefoot Artist movie with the Rugerero community. Here’s a message from Glenn about the experience: It’s been a remarkable week. The room for the screening was noisy, hot, and chaotic beforehand. People showing […]
At $62,880 we are delighted to report that we have surpassed our fundraiser goal! Many, many thanks to the 140 of you who pledged to the USA Artists campaign. This will help us complete The Barefoot Artist documentary. We’d like to thank each and every one of you for your tremendous support.
Filming is complete, and we are currently in post production. We are incorporating archival footage of Lily’s work in North Philadelphia and Korogocho with new, footage of her efforts in Rwanda, Beijing and India. We are working with Academy Award nominated editor Ann Tegnell, composer Michael Aharon and design team Flux to weave together the […]