Herb and Dorothy


1h 29m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Despite their modest means, Herbert and Dorothy Vogel are the most important contemporary art collectors you have never hard of. He is a postal clerk. She is a librarian. Their shared passion and discipline defied stereotypes and redefined what it means to be a patron of the arts. Over four decades,

Film Details

Also Known As
Herb & Dorothy
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Arthouse Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

Despite their modest means, Herbert and Dorothy Vogel are the most important contemporary art collectors you have never hard of. He is a postal clerk. She is a librarian. Their shared passion and discipline defied stereotypes and redefined what it means to be a patron of the arts. Over four decades, the Vogels amassed their collection of over 4,000 works, including ones by Sol LeWitt, Christo, Richard Tuttle, Chuck Close and Lawrence Weiner.

Film Details

Also Known As
Herb & Dorothy
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Arthouse Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Audience Award at the 2008 SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival.

Winner of two awards including the Golden Starfish Award for Best Documentary Feature and the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2008 Hamptons International Film Festival.

Released in United States January 2009

Released in United States July 10, 2009

Released in United States June 2008

Released in United States October 2008

Released in United States Summer June 5, 2009

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Golden Starfish Award Documentary Competition) October 15-19, 2008.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (True Stories) January 6-19, 2009.

Shown at SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival June 16-23, 2008.

Aired October 13, 2009 in USA as part of the "Independent Lens" series of documentaries on PBS.

Released in United States January 2009 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (True Stories) January 6-19, 2009.)

Released in United States June 2008 (Shown at SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival June 16-23, 2008.)

Released in United States Summer June 5, 2009 (NY)

Released in United States July 10, 2009 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Golden Starfish Award Documentary Competition) October 15-19, 2008.)