FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
HULU LICENSE PBS DOCUMENTARY “A WING AND A PRAYER” NARRATED BY WILLIAM BALDWIN CREATED BY PENN STATE FILM SCHOOL’S ASSISTANT PROFESSOR BOAZ DVIR
BOCA RATON, FL (Feb. 1, 2018) – Joshua K. Carpenter, Head of Global Acquisition & Sales of Green Apple Entertainment today announced Hulu has licensed and released the PBS Documentary “A Wing and a Prayer” narrated by William Baldwin and featuring heroic veterans of the operation. Produced by PBS and Dvir Pictures the film was directed, produced and written by Penn State Film School’s Assistant Professor Boaz Dvir.
Synopsis: “Narrated by William Baldwin, the untold true story of WWII aviators who carried out a secret, illegal operation in 1948 to prevent a second Holocaust. Lead by former flight engineer Al Schwimmer, who eluded the FBI, discover firsthand accounts of how they risked their lives and citizenships by creating factitious airlines, their strategic heart-pounding actions and daring escapes from smuggling Nazi surplus weapons into the Jewish state.”
Starring: William Baldwin (Narrator), Al Schwimmer (Operations leader), Lou Lenart (Fighter pilot), Harold Livingston (Radio operator), Bill Novick (Arms airlift pilot), Gideon Lichtman (?), Phil Marmelstein (Arms airlift pilot), Pro. David Harman (Hebrew, Harvard University), Ralph Lowenstein (Dean Emeritus, University of Florida College of Journalism)
Carpenter stated: “These veterans and their heroic acts during WWII are historical facts that you did not read about in the textbooks. We’re honored to share this with Hulu’s audience.”
Hulu is a leading premium streaming service that offers instant access to live and on demand channels, original series and films, and a premium library of TV and movies to millions of subscribers in the U.S. Since its launch in 2008, Hulu has consistently been at the forefront of entertainment and technology. Hulu is the only streaming service that offers both ad-supported and commercial-free current season shows from the largest U.S. broadcast networks; libraries of hit TV series and films; and acclaimed original series including Emmy Award-winning series The Handmaid’s Tale, The Mindy Project, The Path, 11.22.63, the Golden Globe® nominated comedy series Casual, as well as the upcoming Future Man, Castle Rock, Marvel’s Runaways and The Looming Tower. In 2017, Hulu added live news, entertainment and sports from 21st Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company, NBCUniversal, CBS Corporation, The CW, Turner Networks, A+E Networks and Scripps Networks Interactive to its offering – making it the only TV service that brings together live, on-demand, originals, and library content all in one place, across living room and mobile devices.
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With a diverse portfolio of more than 200 titles, Green Apple Entertainment continues to expand its film library through the acquisition of all rights to select projects for limited theatrical release, television, PPV, cable/satellite/telco VOD, TVOD/EST, SVOD, AVOD, ancillary and home video.
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