We’re Screening COI At Kristina’s Alma Mater on Oct 9th

Screening At Kristina's Alma Mater… Joe and I would like to announce that we have another screening of 'Children Of Internment' set in the Los Angeles area. California State University Northridge will be hosting the event on October 9th at 4:00PM in the Whitsett room at Sierra Hall.    Our panelists for this event include cast members; Sigrid B. Toye, John Christgau and Charles McCollister.   The only fee is a $6.00 parking fee for almost any of the Read More >>

Crystal City Internment Camp Makes The National Register of Historic Places!

It's A Great Day! Thanks to the Texas Historical Commission's (THC) preservation efforts at the former site of the Crystal City (Family) Internment Camp, it has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.   According to William A. McWhorter, the site was formally listed and announced by the National Park Service on August 1, 2014. Mr. McWhorter wrote the National register nomination.   *****************   Picture: William A. McWhorter, 6th from the right, Read More >>

On the road to Knoxville…

I'm heading to Knoxville later this week for our Friday screening at the film festival. See this link for details. http://www.childrenofinternment.com/?p=935 If you are able to make it, make sure to come up to me before or after the show and introduce yourself. I'm going to be all by myself and lonely since Kristina can't be there - lol. This may very well be our last film festival for the project and we hope to have a good turnout. If you need to reach me, my email Read More >>

We have been invited to the Knoxville Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that Children Of Internment has been chosen as part of the official selection of the Knoxville Film Festival. It's located at the Regal Downtown West Cinema 8 in Knoxville, TN. We screen on September 12 at 3:30PM. Here is a MAP to the theater.   Buy your tickets at www.KnoxvilleFilmFestival.com   Tweet us and let us know you are coming!   Hashtag #KnoxFF   @Internmentdoc @dogwoodarts @knoxfilmfest   Read More >>

Children of Internment Secures Foreign Distribution Deal!

Hi Everyone, We just secured an overseas distributor for Children of Internment. Last week we signed the deal with Java Films for all rights outside the USA and Canada (which we have retained for now). http://www.javafilms.fr The people at Java Films (especially Kathryn Bonnici - Head of Acquisitions & Development) have been wonderful to work with and we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with them. We should know more about sales to TV in Germany, France and Norway (and hopefully Read More >>

Winner “Best Documentary” – Santa Fe Film Festival

Great news! Last Sunday, "Children Of Internment" took the prize for "Best Documentary at the Santa Fe Film Festival." Here are a few quick snaps from the festival panel discussion and the awards ceremony. It was fun. Kristina and I were very happy. More later... Joe   photo credit: Lisa Law - http://flashingonthesixties.com/               Read More >>

Link to tickets – Santa Fe Film Fest and Newport Beach Film Fest

We have a new link to purchase your tickets for the Santa Fe Film Festival. Our screening of Children Of Internment will be on May 4th at the Jean Cocteau Theater at 10:45AM, Sunday morning. After the screening we are doing a panel discussion. Hope you can join us in Santa Fe. http://santafefilmfestival.com/index/films/children-of-internment-2/ Remember the link to buy tickets for the Newport Beach Film Festival is: http://newportbeach2014.festivalgenius.com/2014/films/childrenofinternment_kristinawagner_newportbeach2014 Our Read More >>

TIX Are Now On Sale For Newport Beach Film Festival

We are honored to be a part of the official selection of the Newport Beach Film Festival! Children Of Internment will screen at the Triangle Theater in Costa Mesa on May 29th at 5:30PM. Get your tickets online at NewportBeachFilmFestival.com While you are there, give our movie a boost by clicking the 5 star rating and writing a friendly comment or review. Media in the United States played a major role in shaping public opinion regarding the German American community during the mid to late 30's Read More >>

Our Travels While Making The Film

Kristina and Joe in the Big Chair at Mader's - Milwaukee, WI - Our first interview was in May 2012. I flew out to Indiana and we drove up  to Chicago to meet Eberhard at the Ellis House. This was the house he was detained in 1943 with his brother, Julius, after they were arrested for "suspicion" in Cincinnati. The house is currently privately owned. We were lucky the homeowner was so gracious and interested in this story. After the interview we drove through Chicago, Read More >>

Children Of Internment Has Been Accepted Into Two Film Festivals

The Santa Fe Film Festival has made our film one of their official selection for this year. We couldn't be more proud. We hope you'll join us May 4th at 10:45AM at the Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501. The second festival will be announced in April. This is our first film festival experience. We hope to meet you in Santa Fe, New Mexico! Here is the festival site: http://santafefilmfestival.com   Read More >>