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Making the Crooked Straight

Directed by Susan Cohn Rockefeller

Videos

Trailer for Making the Crooked Straight

Overview

Genre
Social Issues, Human Interest, Contemporary Issues, Portrait, and Religion
Synopsis

Long Island native Dr. Rick Hodes has dedicated his life to helping heal the sick and poor of Ethiopia. Hodes provides these patients with hospital care, and arranges for complex overseas surgeries, often paying for these out of his own pocket. Thus far, he has adopted 17 children in order to provide them with not only proper medical care, but also a home and an education. Making the Crooked Straight chronicles this remarkable mans life and work in Ethiopia.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
29 minutes

Credits

  • Susan Cohn Rockefeller ... Director
  • Angela Alston ... Outreach Consultant

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2008
Locations
Ethiopia

Distribution Details

Release year
2008
Festivals
Hot Springs Documentary, Woods Hole, San Diego Jewish Film Festival, NY Jewish Film Festival, and more
Broadcast (Acq.)
HBO
Language
English

Photos

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