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    "Without the military help of the Black Freedmen, the war against the south could not have been won" 1865 President Abraham Lincoln During 1863 Octavius Catto and Frederick Douglass meet at Camp William Penn in Chelten Hills, near Philadelphia, PA to recruit "colored men" for the newly formed 3rd USCT Regiment of the Union Army during the Civil War. More Info: facebook.com/ImagesOfTheMotherland Raw footage Black Civil War re-enacters was captured with a DSLR camera in HD by Mark Savage, Jr. of Crescendo Productions at MBN Studios in Philadelphia, hired and directed by Wright Films/Infinity Unltd. Productions for of Images Of The Motherland. Talent Releases and All Rights Reserved by Infinity Unltd. Productions/Wright Films & Images Of The Motherland (c) 2011

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    • Tony Horwitz on John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War


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      Bestselling author Tony Horwitz explores the electrifying tale of the daring insurrection that put America on the path to civil war.

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      • Vancouver photographer reconstructs Liberia's visual past


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        Jeff Topham is a freelance photographer, filmmaker and writer living in Vancouver, B.C. Topham spent three years of his childhood in the West African country of Liberia. Recently, he and his brother, Andrew, returned to Liberia to make a documentary retracing their life there. While filming, they learned that 14 years of civil war had destroyed the visual history of the nation. As a photographer, Topham understood that the loss of these archives means the loss of identity. Once back in Canada, he started a unique project to give back to the country which had shaped his family memories so profoundly. Written, shot and produced by Meg Mittelstedt and Alexandra Minzlaff.

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        • Photo is Life: Local filmmaker re-pictures Liberia's visual past


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          Jeff Topham is a Vancouver photographer. As a child, he lived three years in Liberia, West Africa. He recently returned to Liberia after the civil wars to create a documentary retracing his family's experiences. While there, he discovered that the photo archives of a nation had been destroyed. Today, Topham has initiated a project to restore Liberia's photo archives. Written, shot and produced by Meg Mittelstedt and Alexandra Minzlaff.

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          • Building Houses


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            'Building Houses (Theatrical Version)' - Wesley Jensen Directed by - Jesse Rosten twitter.com/jesserosten Behind the scenes: http://jesserosten.com/2012/building-houses-music-video Big thanks to: Rick Barram, Trevor Meier, Tyler Faires, Lyn Rosten, Anna Brown, Josh Fulton, Steve Rosten

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            • Building Houses BTS


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              "Hours of boredom and moments of sheer terror."

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              • Civil War Drummer Boy


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                Alex Esseveld, director/motion graphics, Larry Day, illustrator, Peter Day, music score and arrangements, Greg Beyers, strings. A short motion graphics film about a very young Southern drummer boy aging through the war torn four years of the Civil War.

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                • Sudan: Divided Identity, Divided Land - Official Trailer


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                  Releasing Date: 11th April 2012 Genre: Documentary Director: Shereena Qazi and Ola Diab Studio: Northwestern University in Qatar This documentary was shot two weeks after the separation of South Sudan focusing and exploring the unreported crucial issue of Afro-Arab identity crisis in Sudan. What this documentary does differently is tell you the story from the voices of the Sudanese people themselves.

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                  • Action Reel: Jake Moore


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                    Jake Moore has been an entertainment professional for over a decade. During that time, highlights include a principle role for Discovery Channel's Fields of Valor: Civil War 3D series, an appearance in the 'Powers' pilot for FX and work with Ron Howard. Additional credits include the pilot 'After Dark' with Joe Piscopo and voiceover work for BP, Cheez-it, NBC, Kenmore, Cisco, among dozens of others. An accomplished acro-gymnast with experience in stunt work, Jacob has trained with legendary casting director, Jane Alderman, Second City great, Michael Gellman and voiceover guru Marice Tobias. Jake is also the founder of NoStigmas.org, a 501(c)(3) non-profit project to raise awareness of mental health issues. See more at http://JacobMoore.tv

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