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. Remember the link to buy tickets for the Newport Beach Film Festival is: Our Read More >>

Bring “Children of Internment” To Your Home Town Movie Theater

Everyday we get emails and tweets and phone calls asking when and where our movie  will be released for everyone to see. No one is more anxious for this to happen than us. But here is where we are at... We've been submitting to film festivals around the world - and we love festivals and it's a great idea to get it out this way. We are waiting to hear if we will be accepted to any of the festivals we've submitted to - and we are submitting to more as time passes. BUT... Our Read More >>

Private Screening At The Chinese Theater


To Cast, Crew and their Families, We are excited to announce that we finally have a private screening planned for the 86 minute long documentary film, Children Of Internment. It is taking place on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theater, now called the TCL Chinese Theatres. We are inviting everyone who was in the film or helped us put it together. You can also bring your family. We have room for 174 people and since everyone involved is scattered Read More >>

Richard Santos – In Memoriam

My friend, Richard G. Santos, passed away in his sleep February 22, 2013, in Pearsall, TX. I first met him in the fall of 2011. I had begun my senior thesis for college when he introduced me to many of the internees that we have been lucky enough to interview for the Children of Internment film. The "voice" of the German internees was a huge part of his agenda as a historian. I have attached an email he sent to me on his recollection of two incidents at the First National Reunion of the Read More >>

Kristina’s Interview on Access Hollywood Live – Video

You can read about it on the Access Hollywood Live website here: On Wednesday, February 27th, I made a brief appearance on Access Hollywood Live. The showed a 1 minute clip from the Children of Internment documentary during my interview with them regarding General Hospital's 50th Anniversary. A special thanks to AHL's Segment Producer, Anthony Ramos for allowing us to convey this very important topic on their show.   Read More >>

Pictures and a Summary of the Vonnegut Library Event

The panel discussion of Internees yesterday at the Vonnegut Library in Indianapolis was fascinating. It was a pleasure to meet Francis Ott Allen and Al Wohlpart and his wife Pam at the event. Along with Eberhard and Anneliese, their stories of Internment moved the audience. We also screened our trailer for the group. All four of these folks were interned in Crystal City, Texas during WWII. The summary below was written by Anneliese Krauter. ~ On January 26th, 2013, four of us former internees Read More >>

Joe and Kristina at the Kurt Vonnegut Library

I wanted to let you know that we have been invited to show our movie trailer on January 26, 2013 @ 1:00 pm (eastern) at the The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library They are hosting their 2nd Anniversary Celebration and have invited us and four German-Americans, who were held in internment camps during World War II. Both Kristina and Joe will be participating. Everyone is invited - there is no charge. Join us in Indiana at:                         Read More >>

Biographies of our interviewees

We just completed the biographies page of the folks we have interviewed for the project so far. You can see our interview pictures and read about everyone on this page: click here Meeting and working with these folks has been a huge pleasure and a lot of fun. Our sincere thanks goes out to each and every one of them for giving us their time, welcoming us into their homes like we were family and speaking to us candidly and with such good humor. Our goal is to do justice to their stories and let Read More >>

Interview Lighting For Documentaries

How To Do Professional Looking Interview Lighting On A Tiny Budget. There are so many layers to this story, it has been a fascinating process hearing the different perspectives about internment from both victims and those who were involved with carrying it out. I think it's shaping up to be a very compelling, very heartfelt, 90 minute feature. So - with that said, I wanted to talk about the mechanics of interview lighting. Here are the restrictions we are dealing with... The set up has to Read More >>