There has been
no shortage of reviews over the years. Here is a little selection of those
that could be optically scanned.
of the show in the general media
Reviews from Los Angeles Times, New York Times, New York Post, The Village
Voice, San Francisco Chronicle, National Catholic Reporter, Journal of
Humanist Sociology and many others.
of the show in college papers
College reviews from Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Illinois, Univ. of Rochester,
Univ. of Wisconsin, U.C. Berkeley etc. Of special interest: American Pictures
viewed as Brechtian epic Theater
with Jacob Holdt
Interviews in Film Comment and others.
reactions to the show
In many colleges students have been writing papers in classes about the
show and hundreds have sent letters to Jacob Holdt. They often talk openly
about the pain the show gave them as a result of their racist upbringing.
of the book
Since the book has never been officially published in America (in order
to give the homeless and street people a chance to sell it) there have
been very few reviews in the media. But many universities use the book
as a textbook and often send copies of the students' writings back to
Roddick - owner of the worldwide cosmetic chain The Body Shop - writes
about her Travels with Jacob Holdt
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