Program Details

"1955, Seven Days of Fall"

Instructor
Rory Fielding
Category
History
WPL03013
Video Catch-up
Available

Course Description

Director Rory F. Fielding shares his documentary, "1955, Seven Days of the Fall", which tells the story of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodger/New York Yankee World Series based upon the poem entitled "1955", by James T. Crawford. Fielding opens with fascinating details of the movie's making and closes with answering some frequently asked questions regarding that special moment in history. An opportunity for Q & A will follow the viewing.

About the Instructor

  • Rory F. Fielding is an Emmy award-winning broadcast film director and producer. Fielding directed "1955, Seven Days of Fall" which is broadcast nationwide on PBS. "1955" earned several major awards including the Aurora Platinum Best of Show, New York Independent Film Festival Award and the Accolade Award for Excellence.
    He recently produced the national PBS Documentary Troubled Waters featuring actor and ocean activist Ted Danson, focusing on the human impact of our oceans and its sea creatures. Troubled Waters was nominated for five Emmys, winning two for Best Director and Outstanding Photography. Fielding is currently in production on his new documentary, Living the Plastic Fantastic which explores the devastating effects of plastic pollution on human health. The documentary, hosted by Ted Danson, is scheduled for completion Summer 2022 and will premiere at major film festivals such as Sundance. He was twice honored by the Associated Press for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. Rory is a graduate of New York University Film School where he served as an Associate Professor.