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ABOUT THE FILM

Allen Hoe tells the story of a chance encounter with a stranger who knew his son, Army 1st Lt. Nainoa K. Hoe, who died in Iraq.

ABOUT THE FILMMAKERS

Mike and Tim RauchMike and Tim Rauch, Directors/Producers: The Rauch Brothers and their studio, Rauch Bros. Animation, create hand-drawn character animation to entertain, inspire, and inform audiences of all types. They have produced work for Sesame Workshop, Warner Brothers, NBC and Amplify Education among others. As directors of the StoryCorps animated series they have earned a Peabody Award and 3 Emmy nominations.


ABOUT POV

POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most innovative documentaries to PBS audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.


ABOUT STORYCORPS

Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 50,000 interviews with over 90,000 participants. Each conversation is recorded on a CD to share, and is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind.

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