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Projections of America

Language and/or Subtitles: English
French
German
Format: DVD 2017
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) D810.P7 U4587 2017x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Call Number  (DVD) D810.P7 U4587 2017x
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos NF DVD Projections of America
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Videos
 
Call Number  NF DVD Projections of America
 
 
Summary
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
Additional Information
Subjects Riskin, Robert.
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.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Arlington, Virginina] :2017
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Miller, Peter, 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.
Participants/Performers 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.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Antonio Rossi ; editor, Amy Linton ; historical advisor, Marja Roholl ; original music, Eike Hosenfeld, Moritz Denis, Tim Stanzel.
Language English
French
German
In English, with some French and German with English subtitles; with optional English subtitles.
Notes "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.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
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
Description 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781627899833
1627899839
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