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Ben Loeterman Productions, Inc. (BLPI) is an
independent documentary film production company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1996, BLPI has a well-earned reputation for producing compelling current affairs and innovative history films, primarily for public television broadcast.

BLPI specializes in international, investigative and interpretive projects. Our current affairs subjects have ranged from a very personal look at the death penalty to the genocide in Rwanda. Our history subjects have spanned from the French and Indian War to John Dillinger.

Our programs have aired on the PBS series Frontline and American Experience, as well as the BBC and Discovery Channel. They have been broadcast around the world and remain in home video and educational circulation. BLPI has won considerable recognition including two national Emmy’s and two duPont-Columbia awards.


BLPI’s recently released film, The People v. Leo Frank, wins a Special Jury Award from History Makers 2010!

Visit the Leo Frank Film Store to buy the DVD and learn more about the film.

The complete educational version for grades 8-12, which includes a free Teacher’s Guide, can now be purchased at the Leo Frank Film Store.