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Title Albert Schweitzer : called to Africa / Faith & Values Media presents a Journey Films production in association with Lightworks Producing Group ; produced & edited by Adele Schmidt ; written & directed by Martin Doblmeier.

Publication Info. [New York] : First Run Features, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 610.92 ALBERT    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced in 2006.
Special features: Director's thoughts (short film); Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (short film); filmmaker biography.
Credits Cinematographer, Pascal Baillargeau ; composer, John Keltonic.
Cast Anne Torsiglieri, Jeff McCarthy, Alex Donote, Richard Temple, Jean-Pierre Paste, Martin Doblmeier, Enya Neuman.
Event Filmed on location in Lambaréné, Gabon, and Strasbourg, France.
Summary Chronicles the life of Nobel Prize-winning doctor and humanitarian Albert Schweitzer through the eyes of his wife, Helene, a nurse who shared her husband's dream of establishing a hospital in the African jungle. Filmed on location in Strasbourg, France, where a young Schweitzer gave organ recitals and preached, and in Gabon, West Africa, where the hospital he founded continues to treat people today, this docu-drama includes real-life interviews with family members, biographers, theologians, and others.
System Details DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965.
Bresslau, Helene, 1879-1957.
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965.
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 -- Family.
Bresslau, Helene, 1879-1957.
Physicians -- Gabon -- Biography.
Hospitals, Rural -- history -- Gabon.
Religious Missions -- Gabon -- Biography.
Religion and Medicine -- Gabon.
Missionaries, Medical -- Gabon -- Lambaréné (Moyen-Ogooué) -- Biography.
Physicians -- Europe -- Biography.
Theologians -- Europe -- Biography.
Musicians -- Europe -- Biography.
Hospitals -- Gabon -- Lambaréné (Moyen-Ogooué) -- History.
Lambaréné (Moyen-Ogooué, Gabon)
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Added Author Schmidt, Adele.
Doblmeier, Martin.
Journey Films.
First-Run Features (Firm)
Added Title Called to Africa
Standard No. 720229913881
Music No. FRF 913881D First Run Features
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