Film Screening, Conversation and Book Signing – Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Stage Two

About The Event

Film Screening and Conversation
6 pm
Stage Two
618 S. Michigan Ave., Second Floor

Reception and Book signing


Dyanna Taylor, granddaughter of iconic American photographer Dorothea Lange, will screen clips from her film Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, which will air on the PBS series American Masters on Friday, August 29 at 9 p.m. Taylor will be joined in a conversation on the life and work of Lange by writer Elizabeth Partridge who is Lange’s goddaughter and wrote the companion book to Taylor’s film. Join us after the program for a reception which will feature a viewing of a selection of Lange’s work from the MoCP collection and a book signing with Elizabeth Partridge.


Special funding for this program has been provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.