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Rosenwald is a movie starring Peter Ascoli, Julian Bond, and Stephanie Deutsch. Rosenwald, by Aviva Kempner, is a documentary about how Chicago philanthropist Julius Rosenwald, the son of an immigrant peddler who rose to head Sears,...

Other Titles
The Rosenwald Schools
Running Time
1 hours 35 minutes
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Documentary, Biography
Aviva Kempner
Aviva Kempner
Peter Ascoli, Julian Bond, Stephanie Deutsch, Richard J. Powell
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Rosenwald, by Aviva Kempner, is a documentary about how Chicago philanthropist Julius Rosenwald, the son of an immigrant peddler who rose to head Sears, partnered with Booker T. Washington to build 5,400 Southern schools in African American communities in the early 1900s during the Jim Crow era. Rosenwald also built YMCAs and housing for African Americans to address the pressing needs of the Great Migration. The Rosenwald Fund supported great artists like Marian Anderson, Woody Guthrie, Langston Hughes, Gordon Parks, and Jacob Lawrence. Among those interviewed are civil rights leaders Julian Bond, Ben Jealous and Congressman John Lewis, columnists Eugene Robinson and Clarence Page, Cokie Roberts, Rabbi David Saperstein, Rosenwald school alumni writer Maya Angelou and director George C. Wolfe and Rosenwald relatives.

Comments about documentary «Rosenwald» (18)

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Brittany C.

The great journalist Seymour Hersh has a one-man show in this documentary. The whole piece is very well-done, but it is hard to believe that it is based on his book. I've seen "The Pity of It All" and "The Choice" which are much more detailed and believable. The film "Saving Private Ryan" is a far superior film. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to see the horrors of war and the lives of the victims. It's a must-see.

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I have seen a few films about the relationship between the LDS church and the gay community, and I've heard several other anti-LDS comments about this film, but I think that they're really important to discuss and to reflect on. It's a film that deserves to be watched. And it's a film that's worth it. I love the fact that it's a film that tells the story of a gay couple and their relationship and their relationship with their family. I think that the film should be watched by everyone, and I hope that it can inspire a few people to speak out against the LDS church and to speak out against homophobia.

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What's a film to do when you can't get any more info about the case? Documentaries are a great way to learn more about a subject, but this one is a bit more than that. The film is about the case of the Schultze-Kamerlinge family, the "Eichmann's List" of Nazi war criminals. It is also a film about the persecution of the family, and how the family was treated. The film shows how the family was treated and how the family was persecuted. It shows the family's reaction to the persecution and how the family is portrayed. The film is also a film about the family, the persecution, and how the family reacts to the persecution. This is a great film, and it should be viewed by anyone who is interested in the Holocaust. This is a film that everyone should see. It is also a film that should be viewed by the people who are interested in the Holocaust, or in the persecution of the Jewish people.

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In the early 1950s, the United States faced a very real problem. Although the government had banned the sale of alcohol, it still appeared to be a large industry, and that was going to continue in the wake of the Vietnam War. This film tells the story of the 'Saving Private Ryan' film crew, and how they were put together. They were a very small group of people who, for reasons unknown to me, had decided to go on a mission in which they had to save the lives of American soldiers on a mission in South Vietnam. The film includes interviews with some of the people who worked on the film, and they give some very interesting perspectives about the film. I also learned about some of the people who were there, and that it was a very small crew. I found it interesting that the crew was almost entirely women. That was very different from the way I had seen the men in 'Saving Private Ryan' - I had seen them all very men, strong, macho, aggressive, tough. The women in 'Saving Private Ryan' were more sensitive, less aggressive, and they had a soft side to them. I would recommend this film to anyone who likes to learn about the United States during the 1950s, or who is interested in the Vietnam War.

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I can't believe that this movie was made. I mean, this is a true story. The only thing that I didn't like about it was the ending. I thought it was not appropriate for a documentary. But I think it was a good movie. It showed how the society of the time treated the disabled people. It also showed how the society treated the handicapped people. It was a very good documentary. I recommend this movie to everyone.

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To a person who has seen enough of the media to understand that the information in the media is selective, selective, selective, I found this movie a great education. To me, it was clear that there are a lot of people who need to hear this information. If you have not had the opportunity to see the media, this film will show you how it is really all about the money. The media has become the biggest organization in the world, and the media is the most powerful organization that controls the government. The media is being used to push political agendas, and to control the information that people get to know. The media has become the media, and the media is controlling the information that people get to know. I have been to the country that is now known as the "third world", and this film made me realize how our country was built on the backs of the people who did not have much to lose. We owe our freedom to the people who fought and died for it. I would recommend this film to anyone who has a free mind, and a sense of justice.

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Cheryl R.

I really enjoyed this documentary. I have watched a lot of documentaries and this one, for me, was a favorite. I have to say that it was a lot of fun to watch it. But, I think that the main thing that makes this documentary work is that it has a lot of humor and fun and it's very well done. And I loved the interviews with the doctors, because I think they were a lot of fun. I don't think I laughed at all, but there were a lot of funny things to laugh about. So, if you like documentaries that are fun and funny and you like seeing doctors and patients, then you should definitely see this documentary. If you don't like documentaries, you might not like this one.

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This is a very well done documentary, and I'm not just saying that because I'm a huge fan of Michael Moore. I'm also a big fan of the film "Bowling for Columbine". This documentary is very well done, and I think it will go down as a classic. I'm not sure how it will go down with the general public, but it is definitely going to go down as a classic. This documentary was a great way to introduce the world to Michael Moore, and it definitely made me want to watch his other films. The documentary is very well done, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about Michael Moore. I give it a 9 out of 10.

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If you don't know this already, you're really going to want to see this. Rosenwald is an artist who uses the life of a famous artist (Christina Hendricks) as a canvas to express his own sense of humour and insanity. It's a very good documentary and I don't think you'll be disappointed. I really enjoyed it. I just hope there will be a sequel.

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Anna Larson

I didn't know that Michael Moore was actually a filmmaker before watching this. His reputation has changed significantly since his infamous "Fahrenheit" film. In that film, he went after President Bush and presented his argument with raw emotion, a bluntness that went against his better-known and more polished brand. This documentary is a little more subtle and mature, showing Michael's background as an activist and his career as a journalist. There are many interviews with people who were in the same boat as Michael, and the story behind their opinions of the President. Moore manages to bring these people to life, and at times, I didn't know which one I was going to believe. He makes sure to include clips of the President, his staff, and his critics, and some of his own speeches to prove his points. The stories and interviews are very interesting and all well worth watching. Moore also does a great job of not giving out his side of the story, so the viewer can decide for themselves. I was actually surprised by some of the people he interviewed. I thought it would be more of a political speech, but it was more of an interview. I think this documentary is very worth watching, especially for people who know something about the President and his staff.

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I loved this film. It was an honest look at a time and place in history that is rarely discussed. It also helped me understand the extent to which the media and politicians have manipulated the public and allowed the "revolutions" to take place. It also gave me an insight into the personal stories of the people involved. It's a film that is not to be missed.

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Denise T.

I really enjoyed this documentary, it is well researched and well put together. The documentary is a must see for anyone who is a supporter of the American dream. It was also a great look into the life of John Lennon and how his life was affected by the events of September 11th, 2001. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone who wants to learn more about the lives of people who have been affected by the events of September 11th. This is an excellent documentary and is a must see.

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I was surprised to see how many people did not like this movie. I have not seen a movie like this before. I have seen many documentaries and I am familiar with the history of the Holocaust. I am not an expert on the subject, but I did not find the film to be biased at all. I thought that the film was well done. The fact that this film was made in the 70's and the story of the film was not told until now, is interesting. I think that the film was very informative. I am not sure how the film was received by the public, but I believe that the film is well worth seeing. I think that it is a very good film. I would give it an A-.

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The Rockefeller Family is not well known by the general public, but that was never a good thing. It's one of the richest families in America, and it has spent billions on building a great museum in Manhattan to remember their family's contributions to the world. It was a very nice documentary, but it was hard to get through the documentary without laughing a lot. There were some great anecdotes and facts, but some were just too much. For example, the fact that the Rockefeller family had a committee that was responsible for the creation of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. The fact that they were responsible for the building of the National Library of Medicine in Washington, DC. And the fact that they were responsible for a lot of great things. But the fact that they had the most extravagant gifts to the United Nations, the most extravagant gifts to the Vatican, and they had more than any other family in America. It just goes on and on and on. It is a very sad documentary, but it's also a very interesting documentary.

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Carl Lane

It is very difficult to talk about this documentary without getting too sentimental. For me, there is no other word for it. It is very sad to see the kind of pain and suffering that people go through every day. This film was very moving. The main character, David Wilcock, was an extraordinary man. The way he was able to overcome his problems and actually make the change to living a life where he is happy. He overcame all kinds of obstacles that he faced in his life. It was a sad story but also very inspiring. I think this film is a great example of what you can achieve when you are persistent in your goals. It's a sad story but also a inspiring story.

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A very important film. I've seen it several times, and I'm still thinking about it. I have never heard of the writer of this movie before, but it is a great movie. The only thing that is a bit sad is that it is almost impossible to find it. It's a shame that this movie is so underrated, because it's an important movie. It's about the effect of government on the people, and the people's ability to fight back against it. It's a very important movie, and I recommend it to everyone. The only thing I would like to say is that the movie is not about a single person, but about a group of people, and the story is told through their lives. I really loved the movie, and I'm glad I watched it. If you haven't seen it, I highly recommend it.

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Amanda G.

I can't believe this film got such a low rating here. The first time I watched it, I was amazed at how much I enjoyed it. Then I watched it again, and it's still as good as the first time. I thought it was great that the director and the writers did not try to make a documentary on the subject, but instead, they made a film about the life of a very unique man. I think this is a great film to watch if you are interested in the subject. It is a very interesting and interesting subject, and I think that a lot of people could benefit from watching this film.

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A great documentary about the difficulties of being an athlete in a world of steroid abuse and the road to recovery. There are some great interviews with the people who have dealt with the issue, and the film also provides a very interesting look at the sport of triathlon. The documentary is also very interesting in that it presents the drug problem as a personal issue for the athletes, and not as a "politically correct" issue. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in triathlon or athletes in general.