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n commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11

We hope you'll find an opportunity to watch this powerful film.
For broadcast, theatrical, and film festival screenings, see below.


See the film!
Oprah Winfrey Network
Jacob Burns Film Center (New York)
Upcoming Film Festivals

FROM THE GROUND UP is the story of five widows of firefighters killed on September 11, 2001. Lifting our spirits, they empower their communities and honor their heroic husbands in the most fitting personal ways they can imagine.

Purchase the DVD:

Gage and Gage Productions


Bullfrog Films


Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN)

Sunday, September 11
10:15 - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT

From the Ground Up
Follow the story of five widows of firefighters killed on September 11, 2001 as they take two steps forward and one step back, with tears, depression and laughter, to triumph through tragedy.

Read more: http://www.oprah.com/own/tv-schedule/index.html?date=2011-09-11&stype=daily#ixzz1XTBs4UTP

Jacob Burns Film Center Theater
Pleasantville, NY


Special Screening Event
Thursday, September 8
Free screenings at 5:15pm and 7:15pm. Sold Out
Q&A w/executive producer/subject Andrea DeGeorge Garbarini, filmmakers George & Beth Gage and JBFC Executive Director Steve Apkon.

To be shown on PBS

Check your local station for add'l broadcasts

  • RMPBS (Colorado): Sept 8 & 11 @ 7:30 p.m
  • KCET(Southern/Central CA): Sept 7 @ 9pm, Sept 9 @ 10pm, Sept 11 @ 6pm
  • WNET (New York): Sept 7 @ 8am/2pm/7pm, Sept 9 @ 9:30pm
  • WGBH (Boston): multiple broadcasts
  • KQED (Northern CA): Sept 11 @ 6:30pm/11:30pm, Sept 12 @ 5:30am
  • KTCS (Seattle), multiple broadcasts
  • WTTW/KRSC (Chicago): Sept 7 @ 1pm, Sept 11 @ 5:30pm, Sept 12 @ 12:30am
  • TCPT (Twin Cities): Sept 11 @ 12:30pm/9:30pm, Sept 12 @ 3:30am
  • KAET (Phoenix)
  • WKNO (Mid South): Sept 11 @ 9:30pm
  • KERA (Dallas)
  • KCPT (Kansas City)
  • WGTE (Toledo)
  • Georgia Public Broadcasting


Upcoming Film Festivals showing From The Ground Up

  • DocuWest, Sept 7-11, Golden, CO
  • Rome International, Sept 9-10, Rome, GA
  • New Jersey, Sept 11 @ 7pm, Rutgers University
  • Chicago United, Sept 9-16, Chicago, IL
  • Temecula Valley, Sept 14-18, Temecula, CA
  • Global Peace, Sept 20-25, Orlando, FL
  • Big Bear Lake International, Sept 15-18, Big Bear Lake, CA
  • Williamsburg International, Sept 20-26, Brooklyn, NY
  • Crested Butte, Sept 29-Oct 2, Crested Butte, CO
  • Heartland, Oct 15-22, Indianapolis, IN
  • Montana CINE, Oct 17-23, Missoula, MT
  • Ojai, Oct 20-23, Ojai, CA

DVD Available

The DVD of From The Ground Up is available. Order now.

For those that wish to just make a donation to the charities and film production, without the need for the DVD, you can donate here: