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The Resource Projections of America, 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

Projections of America, 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

Label
Projections of America
Title
Projections of America
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Cinematographer
Film editor
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
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
Awards note
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Antonio Rossi ; editor, Amy Linton ; music, Eike Hosenfeld, Moritz Denis, Tim Stanzel
Date time place
Originally broadcast as single episode of a television program in 2015
Dewey number
  • 940.54/886
  • 791.430973.43
Language note
Chiefly in English, with some French, German interviews subtitled in English ; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1993.5.A1
LC item number
P76 2017
PerformerNote
Narrator, John Lithgow ; with Ian Scott, David Rintels, Marja Roholl, Aram Boyajian, St├ęphane Lamache, Victoria Riskin, Robert Riskin, Jr., Susan Riskin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miller, Peter
  • Boehmert, Antje
  • Popp, Christian J.
  • Rossi, Antonio
  • Linton, Amy Carey
  • Lithgow, John
  • Docdays Productions
  • European Union
  • ZDF/Arte (Firm)
  • Willow Pond Films
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Riskin, Robert
  • United States
  • Documentary films
  • Propaganda, American
  • Riskin, Robert
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Documentary films
  • Propaganda, American
  • War and motion pictures
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Projections of America, 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
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/764/000000000011764246.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Actual running time differs from what appears on the container
  • Widescreen (16x9)
  • Special features: filmmaker Q&A; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn965300607
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 52 min.)
Isbn
9781627899833
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887031219
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
MWPA601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)965300607
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 widescreen (16x9); stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Projections of America, 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
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/764/000000000011764246.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Actual running time differs from what appears on the container
  • Widescreen (16x9)
  • Special features: filmmaker Q&A; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn965300607
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 52 min.)
Isbn
9781627899833
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887031219
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
MWPA601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)965300607
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 widescreen (16x9); stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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