World War I
Bernard McCoy / World War I / USA / 2017 / documentary / 57 minsDrawn from personal papers, archival photographs, and film, the award-winning documentary "Black Jack Pershing: Love and War" tells the story of General John J. Pershing’s military career and his personal life, including tragedies seldom examined. When America entered WWI in April of 1917, its military was hardly prepared for war.
James Theres / Women in Service, World War I / USA / 2018 / documentary / 56 minsTold through 100-year old letters, photos, archival footage, and interviews with family and historians, the "Hello Girls" reveals the relatively unknown story of 223 American women who served overseas during WWI as telephone operators.
Precedes: Black Jack Pershing: Love and War
Richard Lanni / Animation, World War I, Bridging Generations, Family / USA / 2018 / narrative / 84 minsArmy Pvt. Robert Conroy is adopted by a stray, stump-tailed terrier. Conroy names his new friend Stubby and gives him a home, a family, and a chance to embark on the adventure that would define a century. The two quickly find themselves in the trenches of France during World War I and on the path to history.
Preceded by: My Voice, My American