Barefoot Artist

There is much healing in The Barefoot Artist, Glenn Holsten and Daniel Traub's fascinating documentary portrait of the artist Lily Yeh.

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The Barefoot Artist

A visually stunning and deeply emotional film, THE BAREFOOT ARTIST chronicles the long and colorful life of Lily Yeh, a Philadelphia-based artist who has committed herself to creating community-based art projects in some of the world's most troubled areas. The film explores two sides of Lily’s life that are connected parts of the same journey: her international ventures helping to heal weakened spirits in communities around the world, and a personal journey within to repair her own fractured family.
Genre
Documentary, Bio-pic
Runtime
83
Language
English, Mandarin, Kinyardwanda
Director
Glenn Holsten
Daniel Traub
FEATURED REVIEW
Dennis Harvey, Variety

“The Barefoot Artist” is an engaging portrait of Lily Yeh, a Chinese emigre to the U.S. who has made her major imprint creating collaborative art with residents in areas torn by war, poverty and other hardships. Maintaining an intimate focus while leapfrogging from the States to Africa, China and ...

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