In June 2016, films produced by TGM/WWII Foundation took home four Emmy Awards: three from the Boston/New England Region Emmy Chapter and one from the Washington, DC/Capital Region Emmy Chapter.
The host of Mexico - One Plate of a Time was awarded the 2016 Julia Child Award for making significant contributions to the way America cooks, eats and drinks.
Multi-Grammy award-winning artist Melissa Etheridge recently debuted the heartfelt song "Pulse" as a musical tribute to the Pulse Nightclub victims. Check it out in the latest season of Infinity Hall Live, releasing July 1.
DO NOT GO GENTLY celebrates the lives, work and wisdom of three remarkable artists who have maintained their creative productivity well into their golden years. Their stories illustrate the role of creativity and art in contributing to a long, happy, healthy and vibrant life. Narrated by famed newsman (and nonagenarian) Walter Cronkite, Do Not Go Gently follows 82-year-old quilter Arlonzia Pettway, 90-year-old ballet dancer Frederic Franklin and 109-year-old composer Leo Ornstein through a typical day to illuminate their experiences as part of America’s fastest-growing age group — men and women 85 and older. DO NOT GO GENTLY uncovers the science of lifelong creativity through interviews with gerontologist Dr. Gene Cohen, whose groundbreaking work provides a deeper understanding of the aging brain. The program also documents the importance of creative outlets to elders with Alzheimer’s Disease and other age-related disabilities. "This documentary challenges the outdated notion that people who reach a certain age have nothing left to contribute. America's seniors, like those highlighted in Do Not Go Gently, have had decades to master skills and garner accomplishments, often rendering them our best leaders and innovators. The film also emphasizes how mutually beneficial it is for seniors to continue exercising their creative force — both to the society that reaps the benefits of their creations, and to the elderly whose quality of life is maintained." - U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (WI), Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging