Ellis Island: The Making of a Master Race in America

Robert Tutak

70' | 2017 | United States · Poland

O.V. English

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Synopsis

The faces of immigrants to the U. S. have changed over the years. The fear of them, fear of the other, never has. The film documents the influence of the American eugenics and the ideology of race purification and Nordic supremacy on the U.S. immigration policies in the early 20th century. It is composed of eight hundred archival photographs, and narrated by a peasant from Galicia, Austria, who journeyed to America only to be excluded and deported.

Technical info

Original title: Ellis Island: The making of a master race in America

Director: Robert Tutak

Duration: 70'

Year of production: 2017

Category: Documentary

Nationality: United States , Poland

Production: Tutak Films

Language of dialogues: English

Movie Rating: Not recommended for children under the age of seven

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