A Time for Burning
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"A Time for Burning" is a 1966 American documentary film which explores the attempts of the minister of Augustana Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska, to persuade his all-white congregation to reach out to "negro" Lutherans in the city's north side. The film was directed by San Francisco filmmaker William C. Jersey and was nominated as Best Documentary Feature in the 1967 Academy Awards. The film was commissioned by the Lutheran Church.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- directors: Barbara Connell & Bill Jersey
- producer: Bill Jersey
- executive producer: Robert E. A. Lee
- cinematography by Bill Jersey
- edited by Bill Jersey & Barbara Connell
- genres: Documentary film, Cinéma vérité
- subject: Social issues
- released in (49 years ago)
- award: - Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature nomination for Bill Jersey
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A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia by Alton Hornsby Jr.
A Time for Burning, an Oscar-nominated documentary on the racial problems of North Omaha, is released. (April) Riots sparked by news of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. erupt in North Omaha; the National Guard is called in to restore ...
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