APH Conference Speaker - Oscar Winner Grace Guggenheim
July 29, 2013
Oscar Winner Grace Guggenheim
Past Is Prologue
(Sunday, November 10, 8:30 am)
Grace Guggenheim has been a producer and executive producer of historical documentaries with Guggenheim Productions, Inc., for over twenty-five years. She has produced over fifteen documentaries for television and theatrical release for permanent exhibition at museums and presidential libraries around the country. Among her credits are the 2011 New York Times Critic Pick, The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby; Academy Award®-nominated A Place in the Land; Academy Award®-nominated D-Day Remembered; and the 1989 Academy Award®-winning film, The Johnstown Flood. Grace also served as producer for Berga: Soldiers of Another War, Harry S. Truman: 1884 -1972; LBJ: A Remembrance, and A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson.
APH Conference attendees will enjoy a rare look behind the scenes as they listen to Grace’s inside stories and watch film clips from her award-winning historical documentary films. She will provide a profound perspective on how we can all be responsible archivists while using public, private, and personal resources.
As president of Guggenheim Productions, Inc.®, Grace is responsible for overseeing and managing the preservation of her late father’s fifty-year legacy. She advises the programming committee for The Charles Guggenheim Center for Documentary Film and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Environmental Film Festival. For more information please visit