RE: nominated documentary films

Ben Achtenberg (
Tue, 13 Feb 2001 13:06:48 -0800 (PST)

Hey Steve --

Congratulations on your nominations. I can see the Variety headline: CAL


At 11:52 AM 2/13/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>Glad you asked! We're pleased to announce the Best Documentary Feature
>Academy Award Nominations of two California Newsreel releases:
>Tod Lending's LEGACY - A personal look at America's welfare system and its
>effect on one particular African American family in Chicago.
>Deborah Hoffmann's and Frances Reid's LONG NIGHT'S JOURNEY INTO DAY - an
>inside look at South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Both
>titles can be found at our website
>We're also celebrationg the Best Documentary Short Subject nomination of ON
>TIPTOE: GENTLE STEPS TO FREEDOM about Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the
>influtential and popular South African musical group. This title will be
>released by Newsreel in September 2001.
>Steve Guy
>California Newsreel
>149 Ninth Street #420
>San Francisco, CA 94103
>phone: 415.621.6196
>fax: 415.621.6522
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Rhonda Rosen []
>Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 11:37 AM
>To: Multiple recipients of list
>Subject: nominated documentary films
>given the nominated documentary features this morning, can anyone tell me
>what is out for purchase?
>i know " Sound and Fury" is at Filmaker's Library and "Long Night's Journey
>into Day" is from California Newsreel...
>but what of "Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport",
>"Legacy" and "Scottsboro: An American Tragedy"????
>Rhonda Rosen
>Loyola Marymount University phone: (310)338-4584
>7900 Loyola Blvd.
>Los Angeles, CA 90045-8206
>Media & Reserve web page:
>personal page:
Ben Achtenberg
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