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Title Projections of America / [videorecording] a film by Peter Miller ; based on an idea by Antje Boehmert & Christian Popp ; written by Peter Miller ; producers, Antje Boehmert, Peter Miller, Christian Popp ; a DOCDAYS Productions film ; a co-production with Willow Pond Films ZDF in collaboration with Arte ; developed with the support of Media Programme of the European Union.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Va.] : PBS Distribution, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    940.54886 PRO    Available
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 52 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Actual running time differs from what appears on the container.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; stereo.
Language Chiefly in English, with some French, German interviews subtitled in English ; optional English subtitles.
Performer Narrator, John Lithgow ; with Ian Scott, David Rintels, Marja Roholl, Aram Boyajian, St├ęphane Lamache, Victoria Riskin, Robert Riskin, Jr., Susan Riskin.
Credits Director of photography, Antonio Rossi ; editor, Amy Linton ; music, Eike Hosenfeld, Moritz Denis, Tim Stanzel.
Event Originally broadcast as single episode of a television program in 2015.
Summary The story of a team of idealistic filmmakers who, during the darkest hour of World War II, hoped the power of the movies could reshape the world. As Allied forces liberated Western Europe, the military campaign was accompanied by a vast propaganda effort, led by Robert Riskin, that centered around 26 short documentaries about American life targeted at the newly liberated populations.
Note Special features: filmmaker Q&A; theatrical trailer.
Awards San Diego Jewish Film Festival, Best Documentary; Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Official Selection; Stony Brook Film Festival, Official Selection, 2015; Dallas Videofest, Metta Media Award
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war.
Riskin, Robert.
United States. Office of War Information.
Documentary films -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Propaganda, American -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Miller, Peter, 1961- television director, television producer, screenwriter.
Boehmert, Antje, television producer.
Popp, Christian J., television producer
Rossi, Antonio (Antonio M.), cinematographer.
Linton, Amy Carey, film editor.
Lithgow, John, 1945- narrator.
Docdays Productions, production company.
European Union. Media Programme, production company.
ZDF/Arte (Firm), production company.
Willow Pond Films, production company.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781627899833
Standard No. 841887031219
Music No. MWPA601 PBS Distribution

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