Rosenwald 2 DVD SET

The Rosenwald DVD Set contains the theatrical version of the film and a second disc with 39 bonus features.

Distributed by The National Center for Jewish Film (NCJF), (781)

BONUS FEATURES: Over four and a half hours of bonus features, including interviews with Julian Bond and Ben Jealous and Rosenwald school alumni Maya Angelou, Rep. John Lewis, Eugene Robinson and George Wolfe. Plus commentary with director Aviva Kempner and spotlights on Leo Frank, the Chicago Race Riot of 1919, Rabbi Emil Hirsch and Rosenwald’s legacy in Chicago.

FILM: 2015, Color, 96 minutes

DVD SPECIAL FEATURE: Teaching Guide produced by the educational nonprofit Teaching for Change. The guide, designed for middle and high school social studies and language arts classes and suitable for college students, contains a viewing guide with mini lessons, journal prompts, and additional topics; six full lessons; bonus features by theme; a glossary; and additional resources. The lessons are classroom-ready and connect to sections of the film and bonus features.




First Disc

Film and First Four Bonus Features

Film Scene Titles

1. Introduction
2. Samuel Rosenwald
3. Springfield: City of Lincoln
4. Julius Rosenwald in New York
5. Rosenwald in Chicago
6. Marriage
7. Sears and Roebuck
8. Family Life
9. Sears Expansion
10.Rabbi Emil Hirsch
12. YMCA
13. Booker T. Washington
14. Tuskegee University
15. Jim Crow South
16. Rosenwald Schools
17. Great Migration
18. Michigan Blvd. Garden Apartments
19. Museum of Science and Industry
20. Rosenwald Fund Beginnings
21. Charles R. Drew
22. Augusta Savage
23. W.E.B. Du Bois
24. Jacob Lawrence
25. Langston Hughes
26. Rosenwald Fund Writers
27. Gordon Parks

28. Rosenwald Fund Artists
29. Marian Anderson
30. Tuskegee Airmen
31. Julius Rosenwald
32. End Credits

BONUS FEATURES (on Disc one)

1 Julius Rosenwald’s Legacy
2. Need for Better Schools in the Jim Crow South
3. Building Rosenwald Schools
4. Restoring Rosenwald Schools
Second Disc
5. Growth of Sears and Roebuck Under Rosenwald
6. Rosenwald and the NAACP
7. Banning Birth of a Nation
8. Rosenwald Serves in World War I
9. Chicago Riots, 1919
10. Rosenwald and the Chicago Crime Commission
11. The Great Migration
12. Lynching of Leo Frank
13. Building the 12th St. YMCA
14. Michigan Boulevard Garden Apartments
15. Chicago’s Museum of Science & Industry
16. Rosenwald’s Contribution to Jewish Charities
17. Rabbi Hirsch leads Chicago Sinai Congregation
18. Rosenwald’s Philosophy of Philanthropy
19. Edwin Embree Heads the Rosenwald Fund
20. Rosenwald Fund Writers

21. Rosenwald Fund Artists
22. Marian Anderson
23. Horace Mann Bond
24. Dr. Charles Drew
25. Langston Hughes
26. Jacob Lawrence
27. Gordon Parks
28. Augusta Savage
29. Madam C.J. Walker
30. Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois
31. Legacy of Black Architects at Tuskegee
32. Edith Stern
33. Rescue During World War II
34. Marx Bros
35. George Wolfe Remembers
36. Debra & Joshua Levin’s First Date
37. Julian Bond on Voting Rights in DC
38. Rosenwald on the Rich
39. DVD End Credits

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