Produced by Award winning documentary film maker, Jeff Dupre and Show of Force, this powerful film, 50 YEARS – AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL captures 50 years of the organization’s work, and challenges us to continue to change the world together by advancing human rights for all.
Running time: 16:20
Director: Jeff Dupre
Producer: Jeff Dupre/Amy Schewel
Production Company: Show of Force
Cinematographer: Axel Baumann, William Edwards, Robert Hanna
Editor: James Hession
Sound: Carter Little/Ira Spiegel
Jeff Dupre has been producing and directing documentary films for over ten years. Dupre and Maro Chermayeff are partners in Show of Force, a film and television production company. Show of Force is currently producing CIRCUS, a multi-part documentary series that will premiere on PBS on November 3, 2010. Dupre conceived and is producer of MARINA a forthcoming feature documentary on the legendary performance artist Marina Abramov- that will air on HBO in 2011. He was one of the producers of CARRIER, the Emmy Award-winning ten-part documentary series that premiered on PBS in April 2008 to widespread critical acclaim. Entertainment Weekly called the series “honest and engrossing” and said it is ‘mandatory viewing.’Newsday described it as “frank and intimate, hard-hitting and heart-rending.” Dupre was a producer of BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL, Michael Kantor’s six-part series that premiered on PBS in October 2004 to widespread critical acclaim. Variety called the series “engrossing” and “illuminating” and said “this lovingly crafted six-part series is in itself a milestone.” The series won the 2005 Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series. Jeff was Field Producer on LAS VEGAS: AN UNCONVENTIONAL HISTORY for PBS/American Experience that aired in 2005. He also produced 2 episodes of WOMEN DOCS for True Entertainment that aired on Lifetime in 2002. His directorial debut, OUT OF THE PAST, won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. The New York Post called OUT OF THE PAST “eye opening and moving” and The New Yorker described it as “an emotionally textured treatise on alienation and marginalization which is intelligent and entertaining.” The film also garnered the Audience Award at Outfest ’98; won a GLAAD Media Award for Best Documentary of 1998 and aired on PBS in October 1998.