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Spitfire 944

An 83-year-old World War II pilot views 16mm footage of his 1944 Spitfire crash for the first time.

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Awards and nominations

Honorable Mention in Short Filmmaking
18 Jan – 28 Jan | United States
Best Documentary
4 Oct – 11 Oct | United States
1st Runner-up - Documentary
7 Feb – 9 Feb | United States
Best Short Documentary
14 May – 18 May | United States

Previous screenings

2006
26 Jul – 13 Aug | Melbourne, Australia
14 Aug – 27 Aug | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2007
18 Jan – 28 Jan | Park City, United States
Honorable Mention in Short Filmmaking
25 Jan – 24 Feb | Santa Barbara, United States
28 Feb – 11 Mar | San Jose, United States
22 Mar – 31 Mar | Dallas, United States
11 Apr – 15 Apr | Sonoma, United States
20 Apr – 29 Apr | Houston, United States
7th Silver Lake Film Festival | 2007
3 May – 12 May | Los Angeles, United States
2 Jun – 22 Sep | United States
23 Aug – 29 Aug | Palm Springs, United States
4 Oct – 11 Oct | Tacoma, United States
Best Documentary
19 Oct – 28 Oct | Hot Springs, United States
25 Oct – 4 Nov | Williamstown, United States
2008
7 Feb – 9 Feb | Boulder City, United States
1st Runner-up - Documentary
4 Mar – 8 Mar | Fargo, United States
6 Mar – 16 Mar | Cleveland, United States
6 May – 11 May | Delray Beach, United States
14 May – 18 May | Washington, United States
Best Short Documentary
Warsaw Short Film Festival
26 May – 31 May | Warsaw, Poland

Latest press reviews/articles

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“... a riveting tale of heroism ...”
29 Mar 2007 | Soren Andersen | Tacoma News Tribune
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“... an intimate glimpse into one pilot's daring mission ...”
29 Jan 2007 | Anthony Breznican | USA Today
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“... Bay Area films keep it real at Sundance festival ...”
16 Jan 2007 | Chris De Benedetti | Oakland Tribune
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16 October 2007
Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 19 Jun 2010