Albert Schweitzer: Called to Africa

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 ...
See more details below
DVD (Wide Screen)
$22.88
BN.com price
(Save 8%)$24.99 List Price
Other sellers (DVD)
  • All (6) from $12.40   
  • New (4) from $12.40   
  • Used (2) from $15.51   

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
Read More Show Less

Special Features

Short Film: Director's Thoughts; Short Film: The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship; Filmmaker Biography
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/18/2009
  • UPC: 720229913881
  • Original Release: 2006
  • Rating:

  • Source: First Run Features
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 52:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 7,689

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jeff McCarthy
Anne Torsiglieri
Martin Doblmeier Participant
Alex Donote Participant
Enya Neuman Participant
Jean-Pierre Paste Participant
Richard Temple Participant
Technical Credits
Martin Doblmeier Director, Screenwriter
Pascal Baillargeau Cinematographer
Kenneth Cavander Co-producer
John Keltonic Score Composer
Edward J. Murray Executive Producer
William Spencer Reilly Executive Producer
Adele Schmidt Editor, Producer
Jeffrey Weber Executive Producer
Read More Show Less

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]
Read More Show Less

Menu

Disc #1 -- Albert Schweitzer: Called to Africa
   Start Film
   Chapters
   Special Features
      Director's Thoughts
      The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
      Filmmaker Biography
      More Films From Martin Doblmeier
         The Power of Forgiveness
            Play Trailer
         Bonhoeffer
            Play Trailer
         Thomas Jefferson
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously