Children of Giant

BROADCASTS APRIL 17th, 2015 10/9c on PBS stations across the country.

 

Children of GIANT is a  film that unearths deeply wrought emotions in the small West Texas town of Marfa, before, during and after the month-long production of George Stevens’ 1956 feature film, Giant.Based on the controversial Edna Ferber novel of the same name, the film, Giant did not shy from strong social-issue themes experienced throughout post-WWII America.  Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Hector Galan weaves clips from the feature film with the voices of the Mexican American and Anglo townspeople, cast and crew who experienced this unique conjunction of art and life in the summer of 1955. Executive producers are Carolyn Pfeiffer and Hector Galán and producers, Karen Bernstein and Evy Galán.

 

 

Galán Inc. Television & Film © 2015