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Upcoming Screenings:
Gettysburg Majestic Cinema

Daily ~ Monday-Saturday
7 PM
June 20- July 31
25 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA
Seminary Ridge Museum
July 1, 2014
The Gettysburg Story Balloon is scheduled to begin flying in July at Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Avenue.

The Gettysburg Story: Battlefield Auto Tour is available online and from local Gettysburg stores incluidng the National Park Visitor Center.

To arrange a special screening please contact us.

American Public Television first broadcast the film in November, 2013 to correspond with the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
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Stream or download the film in HD:
Video On Demand

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Broadcast nationally on
Public Television
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Distributed by
American Public Television.
Presented by MPT.
Educators' Guide
presented by
The Civil War Trust.

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America’s greatest battle as you have never seen it before.

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'The Gettysburg Story' film dramatically tells the history of the greatest battle fought in the Western Hemisphere. Narrated by Stephen Lang (Avatar, Gettysburg) and directed by Jake Boritt, the stories of characters who experience the battle come alive through dynamic, innovative imagery that captures the historic battleground as you have never seen it before. 

July 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. This three-day battle changed the course of American history. In 1863 George Meade's Union army defeated Robert E. Lee's Confederate army in the bloodiest battle in American history. Four months later Abraham Lincoln dedicated the National Cemetery by delivering his Gettysburg Address calling for "a new birth of freedom."

Over the last 150 years, the Battle of Gettysburg has become the stuff of legend, told and retold using contemporary technologies of each generation: from glass plate negatives to woodcut prints, black and white silent films, bestselling novels and TV miniseries.

Now, using cutting edge technologies – including high definition radio control aerial drone cinematography, motion control time-lapse footage, dynamic digital geolocation graphic maps, and more – we are bringing the story of Gettysburg alive for the latest generation.

This film captures Gettysburg – a unique, timeless American place – in a new way. Through years of preparation and close cooperation with the National Park Service, we have been granted unprecedented access to the 6,000-acre battlefield. And the latest imaging and editing technologies allow the presentation and reinterpretation of the timeless Civil War narrative, capturing the iconic landscape of the town and battlefield, for a new generation of viewers. 

The Gettysburg Story: Battlefield Auto Tour
Preview Trailer: Edit by Jake Boritt and Andrew Mambo; Cinematography by FreeFly Cinema, Jake Boritt, Andrew Mambo, Cameron Michael, Shawn Reeder. Archival images Library of Congress; Music by Ravi Kittappa and Christopher Woll©2010. Filmed in Gettysburg, PA 2012. ©Boritt Films, LLC


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The Gordon & Carol Beittenmiller Family

Brett Bozeman

The Shaara Foundation

Chelsey & David Remington
in honor of Gabor Boritt

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