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Title Sister Helen [videorecording] / Cinemax Reel Life ; produced and directed by Rebecca Cammisa & Rob Fruchtman.

Imprint Burlington, VT : Docurama ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Video, [2004]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  362.17 S623    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally broadcast on television in 2001.
Special features: filmmaker commentary by Rob Fruchtman & Rebecca Cammisa; additional scenes; additional interviews; Sundance Awards live; resources; filmmaker biographies.
Credits Cinematography, Rebecca Cammisa, Rob Fruchtman, Peter Pearce ; editors, Jonathan Oppenheim, Juliet Weber ; original music composer, Simon Gentry.
Performer Interviews with: Helen Travis, Lee Lessner, Carlos Antonetti, Major Armstrong, Orlando Barrera, Richie Cruz, Gerry Cusack, Carilito Fuentes, Fernando Gonzales, Robert Harvie, Richie Hubschmitt, Gus Johns, Ashley LeStyne, Larry Lingard, Artie Martinez, Raymond McCleary, Manny Mercado, Tony Olivo, Ashish Patel, John Schramm, Steve Sorge, Jeffrey Taylor, Mel Wallman.
Summary In 1986, at the age of 56, Helen Travis became a Benedictine Sister after she lost her husband and both her sons to substance abuse. Two years later, in New York City, she opened a halfway house for recovering male addicts.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Awards Sundance Film Festival, 2002: Director's Award - Documentary (Rob Fruchtman, Rebecca Cammisa).
Subject Travis, Helen.
Halfway houses -- New York (State) -- New York.
Benedictine nuns -- New York (State) -- New York.
Recovering addicts -- New York (State) -- New York.
Genre/Form Documentary -- Feature.
Added Author Cammisa, Rebecca.
Fruchtman, Rob.
Travis, Helen.
Lessner, Lee.
Antonetti, Carlos.
Armstrong, Major.
Barrera, Orlando, 1931-
Pearce, Peter.
Gentry, Simon.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
Added Title Cinemax Reel Life (Television program)
ISBN 076706660X
Standard No. 767685964736
Music No. NVG-9647 Docurama

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