Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1995) - Rotten Tomatoes

Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1995)

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This documentary profiles the career of Maya Lin, the artist best known for designing the famous Vietnam Veterans' Memorial at the young age of 20. It follows Lin from her stunning early success to her later work, tracing her artistic development and increasing maturity.

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Critic Reviews for Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

No masterpiece, but a portrait worthy of the extraordinary woman it salutes.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3.5/4
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Processes are illuminated, dedicatory ceremonies shown, honorary degrees conferred, but the carefully un-political woman does not emerge as a personality beyond a wall of concentration.

March 12, 2013 | Full Review…

An incisive documentary portrait of a gifted sculptor and architect whose simple and elegant work has left its mark on these times.

June 7, 2003 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision

An exceptional film about an extraordinary woman. Mock engages the viewer like few documentary directors can (though most try). Very emotional and more than a little eye-opening, especially the reaction many people had to Lin's ethnicity (she's an Asian woman who designed the Vietnam Memorial Wall, something several people found unacceptable, which of course is petty and small-minded). Highly recommended.

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