Take a minute to watch this short and powerful program about civil rights pioneer and opera singer Marian Anderson. In this program we are lucky to have original video and audio from her performances through the of archival resource, Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
Most of the Tuskegee Airmen just wanted to become pilots. They didn’t join the military to become symbols of freedom, and yet their story shines a light on injustice met with dignity and perseverance. Our new animated short tells their story.
Harvey Kaye, Emeritus Professor of Democracy at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, examines how the Four Freedoms came to define America’s purpose, promise, and responsibility to the world.
Jeff Urbin, FDR Presidential Library’s education specialist, Dean Temple and Alex Tuller attended the Soho International Film Festival this weekend where our animated documentary Everyone Has the Right showed on the two-story tall movie screen as part of the Shorts Program D: SPRING STREET SERIES at the historic Village East Theater in New York City.
Our animated film written, directed and produced for the FDR Presidential Library and Museum will get its New York Theatrical premiere in early October as part of the Soho International Film Festival.
In commemoration of the Day of Remembrance (February 19, 2022*), FDR Library Acting Director William Harris talks to historian Greg Robinson, author of several books on Japanese American Incarceration, including: By Order of the President and A Tragedy of Democracy. Directed and produced by Drake Creative.
We were completely entertained filming Acting Director Bill Harris with these Glamorous Celebrities’ archival letters. You can tell he loves this topic and we hope you’ll enjoy watching this quick edition of The Roosevelt Story.
The Oscar-qualifying Flickers Rhode Island Intl Film Festival has named our animated film “Everyone Has the Right” – produced for the FDR Presidential Library – a 2022 Semi Finalist.
Walking into the room we see freshly painted walls in a lovely lavender flooded with natural light, a few chairs, a conference table, and we think – this will do.