Truth Tellers: An Artist’s Journey to Uphold our Founding Ideals

Maine Public to Air Truth Tellers in February

Maine Public will host the second television broadcast of Truth Tellers February 23, 2023 at 9 p.m. This follows the broadcast premier of the film by Vermont Public on February 16.

Truth Tellers, a film chronicling the lives of courageous Americans fighting for racial and indigenous rights, is a story of Maine artist Robert Shetterly’s art and activism and a history lesson in what it means to be a citizen of a democracy.

Watch the trailer here

Portland Press Herald review by Edgar Allen Beem:

“Shetterly chooses his subjects in terms of how the truths they tell speak to the values underlying American society, values we rarely live up to. His portraits feature civil rights leaders, peace activists, feminists, environmentalists, Native Americans, and whistleblowers. …The portraits are profiles in courage that celebrate the power of the individual in service of the common good. Truth Tellers like “Americans Who Tell the Truth,” is positive, upbeat, optimistic, and idealistic … both artist Shetterly and filmmaker Kane are hopeful that problems facing America and the world can be solved by speaking truth to power in a dialogue inspired by images.”

Contact Kane-Lewis Productions [email protected] or 207-632-4534 about other public showing or for purchase.



Feb 23 2023


9:00 pm


Maine Public
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