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Saving Brinton

When an eccentric collector discovers the showreels of the man who brought moving pictures to the Heartland, he begins a journey to restore the legacy of America’s greatest barnstorming movieman and save these irreplaceable cinematic treasures from turning to dust.

Saving Brinton Festival Trailer from Northland Films on Vimeo

Directors – Tommy Haines & Andrew Sherburne
Director of Photography – John Richard
Executive Producer – Trish McDonald
Co- Production – Northland Films, Bocce Ball Films

SCREENINGS

WORLD PREMIERE – AFI Doc Film Festival – June 17, 2017
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival – Oct 10, 2017
St. Louis International Film Festival – Nov 4, 2017
NYC PREMIERE – DOC NYC – Nov. 13 & 14, 2017

NEWS

A CINEPHILE’S DELIGHT
– The Hollywood Reporter

“ONE OF THE MOST UNLIKELY, YET MOST LIKABLE,
HEROES OF CONTEMPORARY NONFICTION CINEMA”
– The Washington Times

“STUNNING”
– Des Moines Register

“ENCHANTING”
– Smithsonian Magazine

AFI Docs Line Up Includes ‘Atomic Homefront,’ ‘Saving Brinton,’ ‘Tough Guys’ Premieres
– Variety

★★★★
A MARVELOUS DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SAVING THE PAST AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER IT.
– Quad-Cities Times

SUPERLATIVE… THIS JOVIAL PACK RAT FINDS A WAY TO LINK MODERNITY AND TRADITION. HIS STORY FASCINATED THE FILMMAKERS AND SHOULD CHARM COUNTLESS OTHERS AS WELL.
– The Star Tribune

WONDERFUL
– MPR News

SUPPORTED BY

Washington County Riverboat Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Humanities Iowa, Brinton Trust, Produce Iowa, Iowa Arts Council, Hot Docs Dealmaker, Docs in Progress

Project Details

Date : 2017
Project : Documentary
Site : http://www.savingbrinton.com

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