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Albert Schweitzer: Called to Africa
     

Albert Schweitzer: Called to Africa

Director: Martin Doblmeier

Cast: Jeff McCarthy, Anne Torsiglieri, Alex Donote

 
Though famed doctor Albert Schweitzer was seen by many as an incredible humanitarian, his wife, Helen, saw him simply as human. This documdrama is told from her perspective, revealing the hardships she and her daughter endured in Europe while their husband and father was away in Africa. In addition to creating an intensely personal picture of Dr. Schweitzer, this

Overview

Though famed doctor Albert Schweitzer was seen by many as an incredible humanitarian, his wife, Helen, saw him simply as human. This documdrama is told from her perspective, revealing the hardships she and her daughter endured in Europe while their husband and father was away in Africa. In addition to creating an intensely personal picture of Dr. Schweitzer, this biographical film also celebrates his work through interviews with family members and experts. ~ Kimber Myers

Product Details

Release Date:
08/18/2009
UPC:
0720229913881
Original Release:
2006
Rating:
NR
Source:
First Run Features
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
0:52:00
Sales rank:
75,344

Special Features

Short Film: Director's Thoughts; Short Film: The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship; Filmmaker Biography

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Albert Schweitzer: Called to Africa
1. Higher Calling [10:09]
2. Miracle Workers [5:59]
3. World At War [4:51]
4. Love and Sacrifice [4:57]
5. From the Ground Up [9:23]
6. World of Light [6:53]
7. Epilogue [7:37]
8. Credits [1:24]

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