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Available now on Netflix streaming and on CD: “Master documentary filmmaker Ken Burns paints a vivid portrait of artist Thomas Hart Benton in this riveting film. Benton, known for his lulling renderings of the American countryside, emerges as a complicated man who stayed on the fringes of the New York art scene, eschewing it. The film features Benton’s home movies and paintings, along with interviews with those who knew him personally and professionally.” So, is it riveting? A documentary? Yes, yes it was. Narrated by Jason Robards, this Ken Burns film is all you need to know about the American icon, Thomas Hart Benton.