FILM LIFE: The American Presidents and the History of the United States | Chapter 16

by Dr-Faustus | created - 12 Dec 2017 | updated - 4 hours ago | Public

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." - Abraham Lincoln ___________

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1. A Star-Spangled Story: Battle for America (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 51 min | Documentary, History

The Star-Spangled Banner is known by all, treasured for its powerful melody and stirring lyrics. And yet, only about 40% of U.S. citizens know all the words. And even fewer know their ... See full summary »

Director: Molly Hermann | Stars: James Bailey, Bill Boslego, Clent Bowers, Vince Eisenson

Votes: 14

The American Presidents and the History of the United States ____________

United States

Wikipedia: United States.

History of the United States

Wikipedia: History of the United States.

Years of the United States of America

Wikipedia: List of years in the United States. _______________________

The Star-Spangled Banner

Smithsonian Channel: A Star-Spangled Story: Battle for America. ________

Wikipedia: Star-Spangled Banner (flag).

Wikipedia: Mary Young Pickersgill.

2. Anthem (2012 Video)

61 min | Documentary

Anthem tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's creation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and explores the role of music and patriotism during The War of 1812. Featuring musical performances... See full summary »

Director: Mark Hildebrand | Stars: Ralph Eshelman, David Hildebrand, Richard Brookhiser, Ginger Hildebrand

Votes: 6

3. The American Flag: Two Centuries of Concord & Conflict (2007 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

A beautifully photographed documentary about the American flag showing flags from very rare, early revolutionary flags to present day 9/11 flags, this is the definitive history of the ... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Koch | Stars: Danny Goldring, Tom Hayden, Norman Lear, Harold Ramis

Flag of the United States

Wikipedia: Flag of the United States.

Wikipedia: History of the flags of the United States.

4. I Am The Flag (2018)

6 min | Documentary, Short

A patriotic look at America told through the eyes of the flag itself. Recited by Jimmy Weldon, World War II veteran and the voice of Yakky Doodle on the original Yogi Bear show.

Director: David Bartlett | Star: Jimmy Weldon

IMDb Watch Now External Link: 'I Am The Flag' Filmmakers Website.

5. In God We Trust (2018 TV Short)

23 min | Documentary, Short

The story behind the largest free-flying U.S. Flag in the world.

Director: Leona Wood

IMDb Watch Now External Link: 'In God We Trust' Full Video.

6. Old Glory (1939)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Porky balks at learning the Pledge of Allegiance until Uncle Sam appears to him in a dream and gives him a lesson in American history.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, John Deering, John Litel, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 559

Pledge of Allegiance

Wikipedia: Pledge of Allegiance.

"I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

Wikipedia: Old Glory (film).

Uncle Sam

Wikipedia: Uncle Sam.

7. Under the Stars and Stripes (2003 Video)

G | 60 min | Documentary, Family, History

A Children's Celebration of America in song and dance. Peace, Unity, Diversity,Tolerance. Children of all ethnic backgrounds come together to talk about what it is to be American and to ... See full summary »

Director: Diane Eskenazi

8. We'll Meet Again (2018– )

50 min | Documentary

Join Ann Curry for a new series featuring dramatic reunions of people whose lives crossed at pivotal moments. View history through their eyes and hear stories of heroism, hope and the forging of unbreakable bonds.

Star: Ann Curry

Votes: 56

Wikipedia: We'll Meet Again with Ann Curry. ___________________

The American People

Wikipedia: Americans.

Wikipedia: Columbia (name).

Society of the United States

Wikipedia: Society of the United States.

"Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

9. Family Pictures USA (2019– )


Join host Thomas Allen Harris to explore American cities, towns and rural communities through the lens of the family photo album, unearthing rich personal stories that expand our understanding of history, diversity and common values.

Star: Thomas Allen Harris

10. Within Reach (I) (2012)

98 min | Documentary

Within Reach explores one couple's pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars, and traditional houses to 'bike-pack' 6500 miles around the USA ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Ao | Stars: Ana Alderstein, Alline Anderson, Pema Antoniotti, Ryan Ao

Votes: 27


Wikipedia: Community.

Wikipedia: Sense of community.

Wikipedia: Community development.

Wikipedia: Socialization.

IMDb Link: 'Within Reach' Official Site. _______________________________________

Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

Amazon Book: Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman.

11. Welcome to America: 50 States 50 Days (2011)

100 min | Documentary

On May 16, 2007 Roger Johnson, the world's first self proclaimed welcome sign photography expert and his travel partner Haley Chamberlain, she isn't a self proclaimed anything but she is a ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Rodney G. Johnson, Roger R. Johnson | Stars: Gary Arndt, Haley Chamberlain, Rodney G. Johnson, Roger R. Johnson

Votes: 12

12. American Bear: An Adventure in the Kindness of Strangers (2013)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Romance

Armed with nothing but their curiosity and a camera, playful couple Sarah and Greg travel through America for 60 days -- relying on the kindness of strangers for a home each night. Their ... See full summary »

Directors: Gregory Grano, Sarah Sellman

Votes: 20

13. Reconnecting Roots (2018– )


Reconnecting Roots is a series hosted by Gabriel McCauley. It's purpose is to bridge the generational gap by portraying American Progress through music, culture, and history over the last ... See full summary »

Stars: Gabe McCauley, Mandy McCauley, Heidi Feek, Dillon Hodges

14. Tell About the South: Voices in Black and White (1998 TV Movie)


Tell About the South: Voices in Black and White is a series of three feature length films telling the story of modern Southern Literature, one of the major cultural achievements of our time.

Directors: Ross Spears, Devorah Cutler | Stars: Cynthia Burke, Pat Conroy, Rita Dove, Barbara Edwards

Votes: 8

American Literature

Wikipedia: American literature.

Southern United States Literature

Wikipedia: Southern United States literature.

15. Art of America (2011– )

Not Rated | Documentary

Andrew Graham-Dixon, a leading UK art critic, crosses the Atlantic to explore the story of American art.

Star: Andrew Graham-Dixon

Votes: 73

American Art

Wikipedia: Visual art of the United States.

16. Made in the USA (2018– )

179 min | Documentary

A history of American art with Waldemar Januszczak.

Star: Waldemar Januszczak

Votes: 14

17. Craft in America (2007– )

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

CRAFT IN AMERICA, the award-winning documentary series, is a journey to the artists, objects, techniques, and origins of American craft. Teachers highlights the renowned individuals who are... See full summary »

Votes: 28

18. Happy Sounds Like This

90 min | Documentary | Filming

This film chronicles the director's (Mike Woods) 6 week road trip across the country to capture what happiness sounds like in America. Musicians all across the country and from many genres ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Woods

Music of the United States

Wikipedia: Music of the United States.

IMDb Link: 'Happy Sounds Like This' Official Sites.

19. Hard Soil: The Muddy Roots Of American Music (2014)

112 min | Documentary, Music

Hard Soil traces the history and evolution of American Roots music and examines its social and cultural relevance in the 21st century. Nowhere is America's cultural evolution and diversity ... See full summary »

Votes: 5

Wikipedia: Americana (music).

20. America's Musical Journey (2018)

40 min | Documentary, Short

"AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEY" celebrates the unique diversity of cultures and creative risk-taking that characterize America, as told through the story of its music.

Director: Greg MacGillivray | Stars: Jonathan Batiste, Aloe Blacc, Lil Buck, Dr. John

Votes: 57