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LowerTown Paducah

A documentary about people making art in the most unlikely of places.

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An excerpt from "LowerTown Paducah"

Overview

Genre
Arts, History, Portrait, Public Affairs, and Society
Synopsis

Not long ago, artists from faraway places moved to the unlikely town of Paducah, Kentucky. Down by the river, its LowerTown district is a close community of artists who moved into beautiful old houses, transforming a troubled neighborhood, pioneering the largest artist relocation program in U.S. history. From an egg carver, to a print maker, to a sculptural ceramicist, to an art quilt master, this feature-length documentary profiles the life and work of some artists showing that great art can come from the most unlikely of places.

Stage
finished
Running time
75 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Zen Violence Films
Country
United States
Years of Production
2009-2012
Locations
Paducah, Kentucky

Distribution Details

Release year
2012
Festivals
2012 River's Edge Film Festival, 2013 Louisville International Festival of Film
Language
English

Photos

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Carol gabany at work_thumb
Michael terra with xan_thumb
Caryl bryer fallert at work_thumb
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