Projections of America
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
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This /documentary highlights the "Projections of America" film series that was created with the hopes of changing global perspective of the United States during the second World War. Academy Award-winning screenwriter Robert Riskin led his film unit across the country, capturing the strength and humility of everyday Americans. Directed and written by Peter Miller. Narrated by John Lithgow. ~ Meghan Cook, Rovi
United States. -- Office of War Information.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Propaganda.
Motion pictures in propaganda -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war.
Documentary films -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Propaganda, American -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Arlington, Virginina] :2017
1961- film director, film producer, screenwriter.
Boehmert, Antje, film producer.
Popp, Christian (Christian J.), film producer.
Lithgow, John, 1945- narrator.
Riskin, Victoria, commentator.
Scott, Ian, 1954- commentator.
Turan, Kenneth, commentator.
Riskin, Robert, Jr., commentator.
Riskin, Susan, commentator.
Rintels, David W., commentator.
Roholl, Marja, commentator, consultant.
Boyajian, Aram, commentator.
Starr, Cecile, commentator.
Lamache, Stéphane, commentator.
Docdays Productions, production company.
Willow Pond Films, production company.
ZDF/Arte (Firm), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Narrator, John Lithgow ; featuring, Victoria Riskin, Ian Scott, Kenneth Turan, Robert Riskin, Jr., Susan Riskin, David Rintels, Marja Roholl, Aram Boyajian, Cecile Starr, Stéphane Lamache.
Director of photography, Antonio Rossi ; editor, Amy Linton ; historical advisor, Marja Roholl ; original music, Eike Hosenfeld, Moritz Denis, Tim Stanzel.
In English, with some French and German with English subtitles; with optional English subtitles.
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
Program content: ©2015.
Running time indicated on container: approx. 60 min.; actual program running time: 52 min.
Special features: Filmmaker Q&A; theatrical trailer.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
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
1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.