The Credits

David L. LewisDavid L. Lewis (producer/director) is a writer, director and producer with 30 years of experience as a New York City-based journalist in print and broadcast media. He was a producer and associate producer for the CBS News program 60 Minutes and correspondent Ed Bradley for five years before going independent in 2006. He was a staff writer for the New York Daily News and Gannett newspapers for 15 years, and has worked for ABC News, Time Warner cable television and various national magazines. Lewis teaches reporting and writing at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. This is his first feature-length film.

braugher-1 Andre Braugher (narrator) is an Emmy award-winning television, stage and movie actor best known for his role as Det. Frank Pembleton in Homicide: Life on the Street on NBC from 1993 to 1998, and Owen Thoreau Jr. in Men of a Certain Age on TNT from 2009 to 2011.  A graduate of Stanford University and the Juilliard School, he has appeared in numerous productions of Shakespeare’s plays and most recently starred in Last Resort on ABC.

Sam PollardSam Pollard (consulting editor) is a documentary and feature film editor, producer and director whose accomplishments span thirty years. He is the 2010 winner of the Emmy Award winner for outstanding editing for his work on HBO’s By The People: The Election of Barack Obama. Sam was also the supervising editor and co-producer for both of Spike Lee’s award-winning documentaries on New Orleans in the wake of Katrina, which appeared on HBO. He directed his most recent film, Slavery By Another Name, for PBS in 2012. Pollard is professor of film studies at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts.

Tom HurwitzTom Hurwitz ASC (director of photography) has credits stretching from Harlan County USA in 1975 to The Queen of Versailles in 2012. His broadcast work includes projects for the PBS series Frontline, American Masters and Nova and numerous special projects, as well as projects for HBO, NBC and dramas for ABC. His awards include two Emmys and the Sundance Festival and Jerusalem Festival Awards for Cinematography. Films shot by Hurwitz have won four Academy Awards; a dozen Emmy Awards; the Camera D’Or at Cannes; DuPont, Peabody, five DGA Awards, and two Cine Golden Eagles.

Sound By: Peter J. Miller

Archival Producer: Melissa Totten

 Music Supervisor: Jonathan McHugh

 Titles Design: Bante

 Additional Camera: Steve Nealey

 Associate Editor: James Codoyannis

Associate Music Supervisor: Jonathan Zalben

 Associate Archival Producers: Sheila Maniar, Annie Shreffler

 Narration Recorded at: Audio Resource Honolulu

Studio Engineer: Tony Hugar


Post Production:


On-Line Editor: Don Wyllie


Sound Mix: Tony Pipitone


DSLR: Bob Sacha, Benjamin Petit, David L. Lewis

 Animator: Laura Margulies

Web Site: Rosaleen Ortiz

Additional Sound: Merce Williams

 Gaffer: Ned Hallick

Transcripts: Paul Garton, The Transcript Co-Op

 Audio Enhancements: Robert Auld, Chad Bernhard, Nola Recording Studio

 Additional Research: Joseph Carlton Walker

Script Associate: Joel Jennings

 Equipment Rental: Downtown Community Television, AbelCine

 Rights Attorneys: Linda Steinman, Victor Kovner

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