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Music (feature film)

1.
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006)
A new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, let more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch.
2.
Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind (2000) as Music Supervisor
Documentary of a man who, at the beginning of the 20th century, led a movement of black empowerment and called for the establishment of an independent black nation.
3.
Riding the Rails (1997) as Music Supervisor
An account of the lives of teenage freight-train riders which offers a perspective on the presumed romanticism of the road and cautionary legacy of the Great Depression. From "middle class gentility to scrabble-ass poor," the undiscriminating Great Depression forced 4,000,000 Americans away from the

Music (special)

4.
Mount Rushmore (2002) as Music Consultant
An artist's determination propelled the largest sculptural project in history. Gutzon Borglum directed dozens of ordinary Americans in the creation of what some call a monstrosity and others a masterpiece -- Mount Rushmore.
5.
School: The Story of American Public Education (2001) as Music Supervisor
Documentary that examines the American experiment of universal education, providing a history of public education from the American Revolution to today. The program looks at the efforts of Thomas Jefferson and others to create a common system of tax-supported schools that would mix people of differe
6.
Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln: A House Divided (2001) as Archival Music Supervisor
Dual biography of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, focusing on their marriage. The program follows the couple from their strikingly different childhoods to their years in the White House; uncovers their ambitions and fears; and paints a picture of a couple who loved each other, quarreled inten
7.
Hopes on the Horizon (2001) as Music Clearance
Documentary that chronicles the rise of pro-democracy movements in six African nations during the final decade of the 20th century: Benin, Nigeria, Rwanda, Morocco, Mozambique and South Africa. In Benin, the people take back their country from a dictator. 1989 was a tumultuous year in Benin, which
8.
Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory (2000) as Music Supervisor
Documentary about the Jubilee Singers. In the chaotic decade following the Civil War, a group of young ex-slaves in Nashville, Tennessee, set out to save their bankrupt school by giving concerts. Traveling first through cities in the North, then on to venues across Europe, the Jubilee Singers introd
9.
Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life (2000) as Music Supervisor
Documentary about sports hero Joe DiMaggio. Raised in a poor Italian fishing community in San Francisco, Joe DiMaggio joined the New York Yankees in 1936 and quickly rose to become the star of baseball's golden age.
10.
Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America (2000) as Music Researcher
Documentary examining the link between sex and sports. From the struggle of female athletes trying to avoid sexploitation to the burden of gay athletes who often must remain closeted, this special chronicles the evolution of using sex appeal to sell sports in every event from football to women's Wor
11.
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts (1999) as Music Supervisor
Documentary examining 20th century African-American art through the stories of African-American writers, poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, dancers, actors and filmmakers.
12.
Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports (1999) as Music Reseacher
Documentary exploring the history of women in sports. Highlights the struggles and triumphs of many of this century's greatest female athletes, showing how each generation paved the way for future women athletes to close the gender gap on and off the field of play.
13.
American Photography: A Century of Images (1999) as Music Clearance; Music Researcher
Documentary about the social impact of American photography in the 20th century. Features famous and rarely seen historical and contemporary images and provides insights from experts, scholars and historians. Part 1 examines the time period of 1900-1934. Part 2 explores 1935-1959 and the explosion o
14.
America 1900 (1998) as Music Supervisor
Documentary examines the emerging forces of America in 1900 that would come to shape the 20th century.
15.
New York Underground (1997) as Music Supervisor
Documentary charting the development of the New York City subway system at the turn of the 20th century.
16.
Dangerous World: The Kennedy Years (1997) as Music Researcher
Critical survey of the career and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, partially based on material from the book, "The Dark Side of Camelot" by Seymour Hirsh.
17.
Hawaii's Last Queen (1997) as Music Clearence
Documentary on the reign of Liliu'okalani, who ruled Hawaii in the late 1800s. As the powerful American business community in Hawaii moved to gain control of the island nation, Liliu'okalani was caught in the middle.
18.
Battle Over Citizen Kane, The (1996) as Music Consultant
Documentary recounting the clash between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over the production and release of Welles' 1941 film, "Citizen Kane," which was a brutal portrait of the newspaper magnate.
19.
Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson, The (1996) as Music Consultant
Documentary on the life of Jesse Jackson. Drawn from journalist Marshall Frady's biography.
20.
Vote For Me: Politics in America (1996) as Music Rights (Weta)
A four-part exploration of what it really takes to run for public office.
21.
America's War on Poverty (1995) as Music Supervisor
An examination of the U.S. poverty programs created during the 1960s.
22.
Battle of the Bulge, The (1994) as Archival Music
Documentary about World War II's Battle of the Bulge (December 16, 1944), the biggest and bloodiest battle American soldiers have ever fought, as seen through the eyes of the soldiers and officers involved.
23.
Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994) as Music Rights Coordinator
A documentary examining the life of Malcolm X.
24.
Nobody's Girls: Five Women of the West (1994) as Music Researcher
Real stories of five women of the Old West (approximately 1860-1915), told in their own words and reenacted by five actresses. Rare photos and early film footage create a base for dramatic portrayals of a Piute Indian scout who made great efforts to help her people during the Bannock War of 1878; a
25.
Marcel Proust: A Writer's Life (1993) as Additional Music
A docudrama on the life of French author Marcel Proust. Intercuts interviews with contemporary writers and archival footage of interviews with friends of Proust's. Re-creates highlights of Proust's life based on archival stills, diaries and letters.

Misc. Crew (special)

26.
Rebels of Oakland: The A's, The Raiders, The 70's (2003) as Music Research
A documentary about Oakland's baseball and football teams in the 1970's.
27.
Berga: Soldiers of Another War (2003) as Archive Music Consultant
Special featuring interviews, reenactments, and archival footage of American POWs, captured during World War II and put into Nazi prison camps.
28.
Battle Over Citizen Kane, The (1996) as Rights Coordinator
Documentary recounting the clash between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over the production and release of Welles' 1941 film, "Citizen Kane," which was a brutal portrait of the newspaper magnate.
29.
Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson, The (1996) as Rights Coordinator
Documentary on the life of Jesse Jackson. Drawn from journalist Marshall Frady's biography.
30.
Marcel Proust: A Writer's Life (1993) as Consultant
A docudrama on the life of French author Marcel Proust. Intercuts interviews with contemporary writers and archival footage of interviews with friends of Proust's. Re-creates highlights of Proust's life based on archival stills, diaries and letters.

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