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A Time for Burning

United States, 1967


A 1966 American documentary film which explores the attempts of the minister of Augustana Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska, to persuade his all-white congregation to reach out to ‘negro’ Lutherans in the city’s north side.

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A Time for Burning Directed by Barbara Connell, Bill Jersey

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1968 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

National Film Preservation Board

2005 | Winner: National Film Registry

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