Local Documentary Honored With Prestigious Award
CINCINNATI – The Ohio Historic Preservation Office honored Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati, a documentary produced by Voyageur Media Group, Inc. in collaboration with CET, with its esteemed Public Education and Awareness Award on November 1 during a recognition ceremony in Columbus.
The award is presented annually for outstanding efforts in increasing awareness and interest in historic preservation. Publications, interpretations, original research, special events, educational programs, media and other projects are eligible for the award if the work has increased public understanding and awareness of historic preservation at the local, regional, or state level.
“We are very pleased that Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati has received such a prestigious honor,” said Jack Dominic, CET’s Chief Operating Officer. “These buildings have been important aspects of our community for generations. We were pleased to be involved with a project that truly captures the breathtaking architecture and the incredible stories that make these places so special.”
Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati, which originally aired on CET on March 2, is a one-hour documentary filmed in high definition that reveals the intricate and grand architecture of churches, temples and mosques throughout Greater Cincinnati. Architects, scholars and clergy provide historical context on the broader social significance of these structures, many of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati was made possible through the generous contributions of Carl H. Lindner; The Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities; The Josephine S. Russell Charitable Trust, PNC Bank N.A., Trustee; The Fine Arts Fund, GBBN architects; and the support of CET and Voyageur Media Group, Inc.
For more information on Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati, visit http://www.cetconnect.org/sacred-spaces.
CET is Greater Cincinnati's leading provider of education and enrichment in both living rooms and classrooms, reaching more than 2 million residents, 470,000 students and 37,000 teachers. Through PBS and local programming, CETconnect.org, innovative multimedia curriculum projects, parent workshops and professional development for teachers, CET positively impacts our community with rich and diverse resources. CET was the first licensed educational television station in the nation, the first high-definition public station in Ohio, and, through CETconnect.org, the first public television station to offer a community-based public media on-demand service. Visit the CETconnect website for more information about CET.
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