Projections of America DVD

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Item #: XA9782DV
In the darkest hour of WWII, a team of idealistic filmmakers hoped the power of the movies could reshape the world. Led by Oscar®-winning screenwriter Robert Riskin (It Happened One Night), they created a "propaganda of truth" campaign: 26 short documentaries about American life: stories of cowboys and oilmen, farmers and window washers, immigrants and school children. Narrated by John ... More
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In the darkest hour of WWII, a team of idealistic filmmakers hoped the power of the movies could reshape the world. Led by Oscar®-winning screenwriter Robert Riskin (It Happened One Night), they created a "propaganda of truth" campaign: 26 short documentaries about American life: stories of cowboys and oilmen, farmers and window washers, immigrants and school children. Narrated by John Lithgow, seen on public television, this film festival favorite is "a documentary gem" (The Forward). 60 min, 1 DVD, SDH.