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A Storm of Strangers

USA, 1969 (MIFF 1971, Programme 30)

Director: Ben Maddow

A documentary which, using authentic old photographs of arrivals at Ellis Island, life in the Lower East Side, the schools, workshops, factories, and tenements, brings to life a period and culture through the eyes of one man who looks back on his youth.

CINE Golden Eagle 1970; Blue Ribbon, American Film Festival 1970; Gold Medal, Atlanta 1970: First Prize; San Francisco 1969: Silver Medal, Venice 1970; Chris Statuette, Columbus 1970.

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