Most widely held works by Adam Pertofsky
The witness from the balcony of room 306 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The film chronicles the final days and hours of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as told through the eyes of his contemporary, Reverend Samuel Billy Kyles, who stood on the balcony with Dr. King when he was slain that fateful day at the Lorraine Motel in 1968. It follows Dr. King's efforts to gain community support for the striking sanitation workers in 1968 and the famous marches through Memphis. It contains stirring details about conversations with Dr. King moments before his passing. The 32-minute documentary short includes exclusive, never before seen commentary and interviews with Reverend Samuel Billy Kyles, Dr. Benjamin Hooks, Civil Rights Leader and former Executive Director of the NAACP, Mrs. Maxine Smith, Executive Secretary, NAACP Memphis Branch and Taylor Rodgers, one of the original sanitation workers who marched alongside King and Kyles, among others.
Black crescent moon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
When small town Sheriff Charlie Dexton investigates a mysterious death at the local diner, he is forced to confront his past and must navigate his way through the dark underbelly of his seemingly pleasant home town.
Tom Petty EPK '96 she's the one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Electronic press kit for Tom Petty. Petty scored the music for the film She's the one in one month. Includes song Zero from outer space.
African American civil rights workers Assassination Biographical films Biography Civil rights movements Comedy films Detective and mystery films Documentary films Drama Feature films Fiction films History King, Martin Luther,--Jr.,--1929-1968 Kyles, Samuel Billy Motion picture music--Excerpts Murder--Investigation Nonfiction films Police chiefs Rock music Sanitation Workers Strike (Memphis, Tennessee : 1968) Tennessee--Memphis United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired