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

BLPI specializes in international, investigative and interpretive projects. Our current affairs subjects have ranged from a 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 are 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.



1913: Seeds of Conflict for the upcoming centennial of the outbreak of WWI, BLPI looks back to the seeds of conflict in Palestine. Spring 2014. Can't wait? Check out Roger Cohen's New York Times peice.


View the trailers for Not Just the Music and learn about a
revolutionary social movement that is sweeping this nation.


BLPI’s latest film, John Portman: A Life of Building, which premiered at FIFA International Festival of Film on Arts (FIFA)!


The People v. Leo Frank availableat the Leo Frank Film Store and learn more about the film.