Films By 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, Ven... Read more
A presentation of some of the emotional problems experienced by a woman of 62 who, after her husband's retirement and eventual death, starts a new life living with her daughter's family. The film dramatizes the painful emotional problems and frustrations of unemployment due to old age. Emphasizes that one must begin early in life to adjust oneself to the problems which all human beings lace when t... Read more
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