Historical documentary films serve as a bridge for viewers of the future to go back to and understand the past.
These 15 to 60 minute programs perform beautifully as web site content and, in DVD form, as lucrative revenue generators in gift shops and other retail outlets.
Driven out by poverty and famine, within ten short years over 10,000 Belgian pioneers emigrated to Northeast Wisconsin – creating the United States’ largest rural settlement of Belgian immigrants. 150 years later, the community remains strong and proud.
However, things are beginning to change. As nearby Green Bay’s exurbs spread, family farms are being sold. Young Belgians now often inter-marry with non-Belgians and move away from their traditional 100 square mile homeland.
Click on the above program title for a quick sampling of the Belgians’ heroic story.
Blessed by a cool, temperate micro-climate, tiny Door County, Wisconsin once promoted itself as the world’s largest producer of tart cherries for baking and cooking.
Times may have changed – but the memories are still sharp and poignant.
Click on the above program title to capture the flavor and history of this fascinating story.
With its St. Lawrence Seaway accessibility to the world, quiet Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin more than doubled in population during the WWII years as the local shipyards built, on average, a new warship every five days.
Click on the above program title to take a brief film look back at this extraordinary time in this extraordinary town.