Saturday, November 5, 2011

New Lynd Ward Documentary in Production

Follow this link to view the trailer for the forthcoming documentary from 217 Films "O Brother Man: The Life and Work of Lynd Ward."

This new film by Michael Maglaras tells the story of Lynd Ward, the acknowledged father of the American graphic novel and one of the most prolific graphic artists, book illustrators, and printmakers in the history of American art.

A brilliant storyteller and engraver in wood, Lynd Ward was also a man with a deep social conscience. His works are a chronicle of American life in the 20th century.

"O Brother Man" will feature more than 150 wood engravings, drawings, and illustrations by this important American artist and storyteller.

Premieres March 2012. Follow this link for the screening schedule.

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