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Boys of Pointe du Hoc

Boys of Pointe du Hoc

As a team member at The Girl Who Wore Freedom, I had an opportunity to view the film and give feedback several times during post-production. One story that stands out to me every time is a story told by Marie-Pascale Legrand. It is neither the heartbreaking story of...
7 War Movies Not Worth Your Time

7 War Movies Not Worth Your Time

Remember, when I said I was done writing blog posts? Remember when I wrote my first blog post and said I would not write a second… then I did? Remember, when I wrote my second blog post and said I would not write a third… then I did? Then, I wrote a third...
Viva Les Seabees

Viva Les Seabees

Utah. Omaha. We see, in our collective mind’s eye, brave U.S. soldiers storming off landing craft in full battle gear, courageously wading—sometimes swimming—to shore. What we do not see—are the “Seabees” of the U.S. Navy’s Construction Battalions (CBs), whose hard...
Remembering our Heroes

Remembering our Heroes

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt   This Memorial Day, The Girl Who Wore Freedom team will pause to honor those men and women who gave their lives in service to this...
Trapped: Baseball and the Enduring Scars of War

Trapped: Baseball and the Enduring Scars of War

As spring slowly creeps into summer, we know there are moments we are all missing. Many of us are missing all the sounds and smells that go with baseball games in the warm afternoon or cool evenings. If we are lucky, the boys of summer will be back on the field by...
Scoring Freedom and Hope

Scoring Freedom and Hope

During our focus group screenings of The Girl Who Wore Freedom, people are always moved by our amazing score which was composed by the equally amazing Jeff Kurtenacker. Recently, Jeff sat down to answer questions with our podcast team at Documentary First. Jeff also...

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