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 The Gettysburg Story: America’s greatest battle as you have never seen it before.

 

Join us and back The Gettysburg Story by donating:

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You will receive 'The Gettysburg Story' DVD and digital download.
You will recieve: 'The Gettysburg Story: Battlefield Auto Tour' guidebook and 3 audio CD set presents a gripping journey through the world-famous National Park. Based on works by Gabor Boritt, performed by Stephen Lang, written and produced by Jake Boritt, this is a best-seller. PLUS all of the previous awards.
Credit! Your name or the name of a friend or family member credited in the end backer credit roll of 'The Gettysburg Story' home video. And The Gettysburg Story: Battlefield Auto Tour, Jake Boritt's 3 previous films on DVD "Budapest to Gettysburg", "759: Boy Scouts of Harlem", and "Adams County USA" and a copy of Gabor Boritt's book "The Gettysburg Gospel" signed by the author. PLUS all of the previous rewards.
You will receive an invitation for two people to the premiere in Gettysburg, Pa. A pre-premiere party and dinner will take place at the Boritt family's historic Civil War era farm at the edge of the battlefield. A multi-course locally sourced dinner will be created by Highlands Dinner Club. PLUS all of the previous rewards.
You will be recognized in the end credits of the film when it is screened on Public Television. PLUS all of the previous rewards.
Credit at the front of the film plus a personal battlefield tour for up to 10 people with Director Jake Boritt & Historian Gabor Boritt. PLUS all of the previous rewards. Corporations, businesses, philanthropic organizations, charitable trusts, and individuals interested in an underwriting spot on the public television broadcast should contact us - GettysburgStory (at) boritt.com
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Estimated delivery: July 2013. Add $25 to ship outside the US.
For tax deductible contributions please contact us at: GettysburgStory (at) boritt.com
To mail a check please send it to: Boritt Films LLC; 1864 Seventh Avenue/Adam Powell Blvd, Suite 34; New York, NY 10026
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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.