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'The Great Wall of Los Angeles,' a Documentary by Donna Deitch

'The Great Wall of Los Angeles,' a Documentary by Donna Deitch

Donna Deitch's stylish 1978 mini-documentary 'The Great Wall of Los Angeles' captures a moment in time when the community came together to create the landmark mural.
The Next Chapter for the Great Wall of Los Angeles

The Next Chapter for the Great Wall of Los Angeles

The Great Wall of Los Angeles has been a work in progress since its inception, and plans for its growth include extending the story from the 1950s into the 1990s.
Through the Communities Eyes: Perceptions of the Great Wall

Through the Communities Eyes: Perceptions of the Great Wall

The value of the mural is evident through the eyes of the growingly diverse local community. Neighbors have a personal connection to a particular panel's story or have grown up wit ...
New Voices: New Faces In Los Angeles Muralism

New Voices: New Faces In Los Angeles Muralism

Today, young artists inspired by SPARC and other pioneering muralists are continuing the legacy of muralism in Los Angeles with new avenues of approach.
Restoration Of The Great Wall Of Los Angeles

Restoration Of The Great Wall Of Los Angeles

More than 25 years later, Judith Baca and SPARC returned to the Great Wall, to restore its luster after years of fading in the summer and beaten by the waters of the Tujunga Wash.
Building The Great Wall Of Los Angeles

Building The Great Wall Of Los Angeles

With over 400 employed youths, and in collaboration with scholars, muralists, and historians, the Great Wall of Los Angeles would be built over the course of 5 summers beginning in ...
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