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    Trailers or excerpts from films funded, at some stage of the film project, by Mass Humanities. Enjoy!
    • "Seams" Trailer - Duration: 2 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      "Seams" a poetic oral history of women's experiences of the conflict between Britain and Ireland. A film in production, funded in part by a Mass Humanities grant. More on the film in progress: htt...
    • Dawnland Trailer - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      Mass Humanities' grant funds support the creation of 3 short-film social media efforts to support the creation and distribution of the full-length documentary film DAWNLAND, about the Maine Wabanak...
    • A Midwife's Tale trailer - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      To understand eighteenth-century America through a woman's eyes, historian and author Laurel Thatcher Ulrich spent eight years working through Martha Ballard's massive but cryptic diary. It chronic...
    • Sacco and Vanzetti trailer - Duration: 2 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      "Sacco and Vanzetti" tells the story of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notorious...
    • W. E. B. Dubois a Biography in Four Voices - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      To watch the entire documentary, to read background information and to order DVDs, visit:
      The long and remarkable life of Dr. William Edward Burghardt (W.E...
    • Love Between the Covers Trailer HD - Duration: 3 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      A feature-length documentary film about the little-known, surprisingly powerful community of women who read and write romance novels. For three years, the film follows the lives of five published ...
    • Who Owns the Past? (Trailer) - Duration: 113 seconds.

      • 11 years ago

      The final decades of the twentieth century brought unprecedented changes for American Indians, especially in the areas of human rights and tribal sovereignty. In 1990, afte...
    • The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It (Bullfrog Films clip) - Duration: 3 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      Produced by Judith Ehrlich & Rick Tejada-Flores

      Millions of Americans fought for the liberation of Europe from Hitler's grip during World War II.

    • Rachel Carson's Silent Spring - Duration: 3 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      The American Experience
      1993 - 56 minutes
      With Meryl Streep as the voice of Rachel Carson
      This is a film about Rachel Carson and the book that helped to begin the modern environmental movement a...
    • Excerpt from Someone Sang for Me - Duration: 4 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      Someone Sang for Me
      Musician and cultural worker Jane Sapp does leadership training through music with inner city students.
      Clip three: Jane Sapp helps one girl write a song
    • No Pretty Prayer Trailer - Duration: 5 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      A video sample of the documentary strand of the Down the Fort multimedia public history project about "the Fort," a traditional Sicilian fishing enclave adjacent to the historic Gloucester harbor....
    • "Whitin" trailer - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

      • 3 years ago
      In 2013, Mass Humanities funded a pre-production grant to ValleyCAST for a script and trailer for a documentary about the Whitin family's mills in Whitinsville, MA and the employees in this company...
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    • The Heart of the Matter - A Film - Duration: 7 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      "As we strive to create a more civil public discourse, a more adaptable and creative workforce, and a more secure nation, the humanities and social sciences are the heart of the matter, the keeper ...
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    • The Pulitzer Prizes at 100 - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      We're celebrating 100 years of journalists, novelists, nonfiction writers, photographers, cartoonists, composers, playwrights, biographers, historians, and poets awarded Pulitzer Prizes. This video...
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