A Trip to a Forgotten Utopia – Trailer

A Trip to A Forgotten Utopia
A Trip to A Forgotten Utopia

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maxim Films – Peter Roloff


Documentary of the Summer Traveling Republic’s first research trip to Missouri in search of traces of this forgotten history.

 Documentary- Release June 2014
Directed by Peter Roloff

Ca. 90 minutes, English/German
Produced by maxim film
Première in spring 2014 in the Cultural Church St. Stephen, Bremen, Germany
Gert Goebel
“Longer than a  Man’s Lifetime in Missouri“
Gert Goebel, member of the Giessen Emigration Society, published his memoirs in German in 1877. This translation by Adolf E. Schroeder and Elsa Louise Nagel, annotated and with an Introduction by Schroeder and coeditor Walter D. Kamphoefner.434 pages, b&w, $ 30.00The State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia 2013Order here:

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