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Ordinary Miracles - The Photo League's New York
ORDINARY MIRACLES: THE PHOTO LEAGUE'S NEW YORK is a feature-length documentary film which tells the story of the rise and politically motivated fall of the Photo League, (1936-1951) which for fifteen years served as the center of the documentary movement…
Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II
A feature documentary about African-American soldiers in World War II who fought in the segregated US Army and helped liberate Nazi concentration camps. Academy Award Nomination, Feature Documentary, 1992 IDA Award CINE Golden Eagle CICAE Award Holocaust Humanitarian Award Links…
Lock Up - The Prisoners of Rikers Island
If you are arrested in New York City and can't make bail, Rikers Island will be your new home. Most young men in New York City have a better chance of going to Rikers Island than they do of going…
Twin Lenses - Fashion Photographer Sisters
A feature documentary about the pioneering twin fashion photographers Frances McLaughlin Gill (the first woman photographer on the staff of Vogue) and Kathryn Abbe, now in their eighties, who were both married to famous photographers and worked in the glamorous…
America and Lewis Hine
An hour long documentary about pioneer photographer Lewis Hine, who documented child labor and the building of America from 1900-1940. Hine's work helped establish child labor legislation and is an important part of our national heritage. Awards and Screenings: World…
A History of Women Photographers
Fifteen minute historical short, with dramatizations, which was installed in four venues with a traveling museum exhibition: A HISTORY OF WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS 1839-1974, curated by Naomi Rosenblum. NYPL, Akron Art Museum, National Museum for Women in the Arts, Wash. DC,…
Jimi and Sly: The Skin I'm In
A feature documentary about the music of Jimi Hendrix and Sly and the Family Stone featuring Rose and Freddie Stone, Sly Stone's mother, and band members Cynthia, Jerry, Larry, Gregg and David Kapralik, Manager of Sly Stone and his partner.…
Unintended Consequences - Rockefeller Mandatory Minimum Drug Laws
A widely seen short focusing on the draconian impact of the Rockefeller Mandatory Minimum Drug Laws on families and communities in New York City as we follow the "The Mothers' of the New York Disappeared", who protest to change these…
In Name of Democracy: America's Conscience, A Soldier's Sacrifice
A feature documentary about the remarkable case of Lt. Ehren Watada, the first officer in the US Army to refuse to deploy to Iraq on moral grounds. The film delves into the lead up to and US entry into the…
The Untold West: The Black West
Directed by Nina Rosenblum and narrated by Danny Glover, this segment salutes the black cowboys of the western wilderness who fought alongside their Native American and white counterparts during the development of the frontier. The contributions of these nearly forgotten…
Through the Wire
A feature documentary produced in association with Amnesty International about small group isolation in the High Security Unit in the Federal Prison in Lexington, KY, and the international movement to shut the unit. World TV premiere - Channel Four, Britain.…
Walter Rosenblum: In Search of Pitt Street
An hour-long documentary about the renowned photographer Walter Rosenblum, whose photographs of D-Day, Pitt Street, Spanish Refugees, East Harlem, Haiti, Europe and the South Bronx are a recognized part of our national heritage. Walter Rosenblum's photographs are in major museums…
Code Yellow: Hospital at Ground Zero
A feature documentary, produced in association with NYU Downtown Hospital, narrated by Brian Dennehy, and written by Dennis Watlington and Dr. Antonio Dejar, which tells the story of the remarkable medical response of the hospital closest to Ground Zero on…
Zahira's Peace
This feature documentary tells the courageous story of Zahira, a young woman gravely injured in the Madrid train bombing, her family and her friends, who embrace the political changes that took place in Spain following those tragic events.