is just south of $3 million.
In addition, "Clemency," a film by former assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State Chinonye Chukwu, won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic at Sundance.
“Clemency” centers around a prison warden as she prepares to carry out the execution of a death-row inmate.
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Archived photo Chinonye Chukwu, then a assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State, worked with incarcerated women at the Dayton Correctional Institution to produce five short films. Two of them were shown at a passt LunaFest at The Neon. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY WILL JONES
“American Factory” is set inside Fuyao Glass America in Moraine.
The film's description on Sundance's website reads:
In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.
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Reichert and Bognar received an Academy Award nomination in the “Best Documentary (short subject)” category for their 2009 HBO film “The Last Truck” about the closing of that very same GM plant in Moraine.
Fuyao is located within the complex that once held a General Motors plant.
“Last Truck” was a third Oscar nomination for Reichert.
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The longtime educator's films "Union Maids (1976)" and "Seeing Red (1983)" were nominated for Best Feature Documentary Academy Awards.
Her first film, "Growing Up Female," was selected for the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
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Reichert and Bognar won the Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking Emmy in 2007 for their film “A Lion in the House.”
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