Horst P. Horst • Telegraph

Saturday, 30 August 2014

“To describe Thomas Allen Harris’s ‘Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People’ as a history of African-American photography would be accurate but incomplete. . . . The film is always absorbing to watch, but only once it’s over do you begin to grasp the extent of its ambitions, and just how much it has done within a packed, compact hour and a half.”