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Al Jolson and The Jazz Singer

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Al Jolson and The Jazz Singer

(Germany, 2009, 85 min. | director: Andrea Oberheiden)


Research film about the first talkie "The Jazz Singer" (Warner Bros., 1927) and its star Al Jolson

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A Look at Al Jolson

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A Look at Al Jolson

(Germany, 2009, 24 min. | director: Andrea Oberheiden)


Short about the legendary entertainer Al Jolson and the public's view on him today

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Rudy Wissler's 15 minutes

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Rudy Wissler's 15 Minutes

(Germany, 2009, 15 min. | director: Andrea Oberheiden)


Short about singer and actor Rudy Wissler who provided his uncredited voice for the young Al Jolson in the movie "The Jolson Story" (Columbia Pictures, 1946)

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Al Jolson entertaining American Troops

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Al Jolson entertaining American Troops

(Germany, 2009, 14 min. | director: Andrea Oberheiden)


Short about Al Jolson's performances for American troops during WW2 and the Korean War, featuring Jim Downs, a Korean War veteran who saw Jolson perform in Korea in 1950

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We created a 6 min. radio segment called "Al Jolson Overseas". It's an excerpt from our film "Al Jolson entertaining American Troops". Check it out!

Wyman Brent and the Vilnius Jewish Library

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Wyman Brent and the Vilnius Jewish Library

(to be released in 2012)


Upcoming feature documentary about Wyman Brent and his incomparable project, the Vilnius Jewish Library

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Here you can listen to a radio piece aiming at German listeners who want to donate to the Vilnius Jewish Library. The language is English and German. Check it out!

On the Road to Al Jolson

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On the Road to Al Jolson

(to be released in 2013)


Upcoming feature documentary about the legendary entertainer Al Jolson who had influenced artists like Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, and Michael Jackson

Book: On the Road to Al Jolson

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On the Road to Al Jolson

(to be released in 2013)


Upcoming report on our filmmaking adventures

The Legacy of Al Jolson

Documentary Film

The Legacy of Al Jolson

(post-production; 39 min. | director: Andrea Oberheiden)


Tony-nominated actor, playwright, and essayist Stephen Mo Hanan reflects on the world's greatest entertainer Al Jolson

John Lithgow

Documentary Film

John Lithgow - The Portrait of a Thespian

(Projected)


Film portrait about the distinguished American actor and author of sophisticated children's books: John Lithgow

The Fracture Guild of Schnhorst

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The Fracture Guild of Schönhorst

(Germany, 2006, 60 min. | director: Andrea Oberheiden)


Documentary about a traditional guild near Kiel, Germany

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