Dreamkeeper Films, Inc. Our first feature documentary was “Heroes of an American Town,” (2006) a case study on a small town in Central California (Tulare) and its WWII veterans.
Soon after the DVD release of the film, I got a call from a Mr. Philip Mehan, a Tulare businessman and commercial real estate tycoon. We met, and Mr. Mehan offered to finance production of a Dreamkeeper Films documentary feature, recording the stories of these Bataan Death March Survivors.
So, off we went to Louisville, KY, in April 2008 to stay at the Holiday Inn for nearly a week. We spent nearly every day and night interviewing the survivors of not only the Death march, but also forced-labor camps where the Japanese had starved them and denied them medicine and other supplies sent by the Red Cross.
The production continued though April 2010, when we attended the first