PBS OETA – Oklahoma To Air Children of Internment

On Veteran's Day, November 11, at 10:00PM (local time) "Children Of Internment" will air statewide in Oklahoma on public television.   We are especially charged to be a part of PBS OETA. This version of the film runs for 57 minutes. It's shortened for the PBS time slot.   If you are in Oklahoma, tune in and see the television version of COI.   Since OETA is a sort of clearing house for other PBS affiliates around the country, we are hoping to get picked up Read More >>

We’re Marching to Zion—-(okay kinda hokey)

          The 8th Annual Red Rock Film Festival has just made 'Children Of Internment' a part of their official selection. We screen Friday, 11/14 @ 4:30PM and we have a second screening at the festival on 11/15 @ 6:45PM. We are excited to have 2 screenings at Red Rock in, may be, one of the most beautiful locations in the world, Zion Canyon of South Utah. I won't miss my hike the day before the screening! You can buy your tickets at the Heritage Center Theater, 105 Read More >>

Our CSUN – screening

Detained In America: The Selective Relocation of German-Americans and German Aliens During WWII, was the original title of my final paper in 2011 at California State University Northridge. Last week, October 9, 2014 we screened, 'Children Of Internment', the film version of this paper I wrote for CSUN. I originally wrote about this topic because I felt that, like the Japanese-Americans of WWII, many German-Americans were not given the protection that is granted to Americans under the Read More >>

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 >>