Press Release--The Gettysburg Story Premiere June 16, 2013
The Gettysburg Story: Sunday,
On this day 150 years ago Robert E. Lee ordered his
Confederate troops to march north. This marked the beginning of the Gettysburg
Campaign. Exactly one month later the Battle of Gettysburg was decided on the
slopes of Cemetery Ridge.
Now prepare to see Gettysburg as you have never
seen it before. The Gettysburg Story.
Our film captures Gettysburg
- a unique, timeless American place - in a new way. Using cutting edge
technologies - aerial drone HD cinematography, time-lapse footage, dynamic
geolocation maps, and more - we are bringing the story of Gettysburg alive for
the latest generation. Narrated by Stephen Lang
(Avatar, Gettysburg), the film has been vetted by top
Gettysburg experts. See a preview here: www.GettysburgStory.com
Sunday, June 16 we will premiere The Gettysburg Story.
The Gettysburg Festival presents our new film at the Majestic Theater in
Premiere - Sunday, June 16, 2013
- 3pm- Father's Day - Take your dad to Gettysburg!
Location: Gettysburg National
Military Park Museum and Visitor Center Theater.
Showtime: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
If you are interested in setting
up a screening of The Gettysburg Story please email:
Broadcast and Home Video:
The broadcast on public
television via MPT will happen in the coming months. Stay tuned for
DVDs and downloads of The Gettysburg Story
will be available shortly. We are also developing educational tools for
Crowdfunding Campaign:Our Kickstarter Campaign ended on March
31. It was an overwhelming success. We raised over 3 times our initial
goal.Thank you to all our backers! We are preparing to deliver your rewards in
the coming weeks. Many of you have asked if
you can still back the project. It's not too late. You can still join us! To back our project click here. The
deadline is June 8.
The Wheatfield: On a separate but
related not I am also producing a short film - The
Wheatfield: To mark the 150th anniversary of
the Battle of Gettysburg, actor/writer Stephen Lang
has joined with filmmaker Jake Boritt, and animator/directors Alexander and
Adrian Smith to create THE WHEATFIELD - a ten minute film depicting the actions
of Medal of Honor recipient, James Jackson Purman, in the WHEATFIELD during the
Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863. The film will
receive its first special screening at a gala reception on July 1,
2013 at the Visitor Center in Gettysburg, Pa.
Thank you to all who have supported the project and
helped spread the word. Let's keep the momentum going. Together we will bring The Gettysburg Story alive as it has never been seen before.
PS: Please share with anyone interested
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