We write to ask for your help in nominating Aviva Kempner’s film,
Every year, The National Film Registry accepts 25 films that are at least 10 years old and considered to be “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” to preserve.
The deadline for nominating a film is Wednesday, September 5, 2018.
Please enter the title of the film:
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
the year it was made: “1999”
We ask you to nominate The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg, as it will:
- show your support for Aviva’s long-standing work dedicated to advocating for social justice and equal rights;
- contribute and strengthen her mission to telling stories of great and forgotten Jews of the past;
- help to narrow the gap between the representation of male and female filmmakers in The National Registry; and
- immortalize this great documentary about transcending religious bias that celebrates the Golden Age of Baseball in spite of prejudices.
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg has won The Peabody Award (2002) from the George Foster Peabody Awards, Best Non-Fiction Film Award (2000) from the National Society of Film Critics Association, Best Documentary Award (2000) from the National Board Review of Motion Pictures, Best Documentary Award (2000) from Chicago Film Critics, Best Documentary (2000) from Las Vegas Film Critics, Voted Best Documentary Film (2001) from the National Society of Film Critics, Best Documentary Award (2001) from the Festival de Sevilla Sine y Deporte, Best Documentary Award (2000) from Florida Film Critics, The President’s Award from the 2001 Columbus International Film & Video Festival, 1999 Cine Golden Eagle Award Winner from CINE Awards and the Spirit Award for Best Sport Documentary from the International Sports Idea and Film Awards.
The Ciesla Foundation