The War At Home

Cover for the War at Home

The War At Home explores the transformative home front experience during WWII. The 22-minute film is a production of Signature Communications for the National Park Service in association with The Documentary Center, GW for the Rosie the Riveter/ World War II Home Front National Historical Park, California.

Cast

Narrator: Lance Lewman
Helen Clark Grimes: Kathryn Klvana
Isabel Berman:  Julie-Ann Elliott
Sammy Berman:  Connor S. Berry
Augusta Clawson:  Teresa Castracane

Crew

Director: Nina Gilden Seavey
Producer and Writer: John Allen
Writer: Nina Gilden Seavey
Director of Photography: Gary Grieg
Editor: Barbara Burst
Composer: John Califra
Sound Design and Sound Mix: Cheryl Ottenritter

Awards

First Prize, National Association for Interpretation Media, 2013
Silver Telly Award (First Place) in History and Biography, 2013
Silver Telly Award (First Place) in Set Design, 2013
Silver Telly Award (First Place) in Sound Design and Sound Mix, 2013
Bronze Telly Award (Second Place) in Screenwriting, 2013
Special Jury Award – World Fest Houston, Best in Film and Video Production, International Competition, 2013
Gold Communicator Award (Int’l Academy of the Visual Arts) – Screenwriting, 2013
Gold Communicator Award (Int’l Academy of the Visual Arts) - Use of Music in a Film, 2013
Silver Communicator Award (Int’l Academy of the Visual Arts) – History/Biography, 2013
Silver Communicator Award (Int’l Academy of the Visual Arts) – Set Design, 2013
Cine Golden Eagle – Exhibitions and Installations, 2013

How to view

The film plays every thirty minutes at the Rosie the Riveter/ World War II Home Front National Historical Park Visitors Education Center Theatre

Press

For press inquires, contact gwdocs@gwu.edu or 202-994-6787