Rochester, New York (PressExposure) July 31, 2008 -- Written, directed and produced by Michael Keene, "Visions" is an award winning film that focuses on many of the major political, social and religious movements of the 19th century while exploring unsolved mysteries of Masonic-secrets, murder conspiracies, Native American folklore and the paranormal.
"We are honored with the addition of "Visions" to the special collections of the libraries at these two universities", Keene said.
"Both of these schools will provide important venues for this documentary, continuing to extend opportunities for new audiences to appreciate its message and artistic success".
"Visions' was a winner of the Accolade Film Awards in its "Best Experimental Film" division. The Accolade is an international, non-traditional recognition for filmmakers who "produce fresh, standout entertainment, animation and compelling documentaries", according to the awards organizers. Promising new filmmakers are often recognized in this "showcase for cinematic gems and unique voices'.
Stories that the 90 minute film portray include, "The Code of Handsome Lake", "The Strange Disappearance of Captain William Morgan", "In Search of White Crows", and "The Murder of William Lyman"
The documentary is unique in its use of digital illustrations, animation, voice acting, live-action sequences and original music.