Tom Benton

Awards and recognition

"Tom Benton's Missouri" has received seven awards, has been broadcast in 12 states and on nine Missouri TV stations, and has been screened in numerous locations, as detailed below.

  • Received the following awards:
    • Gold award (First Place), International CINDY (Cinema in Industry) Competition, 1995
    • Red ribbon (Second Place), American Film and Video Association Festival, 1993
    • Certificate of Creative Excellence (Third Place), U.S. International Film and Video Festival, 1993
    • CINE Golden Eagle Award, 1993
    • Bronze Telly Award, 1993
    • Finalist in Intermediate Education category, Birmingham International Film Festival, 1993
    • Winner in Best Short Feature category, Great Plains Film Festival, 1992 (Judge: Richard Warren Schickel, Time magazine film critic)
  • Broadcast on the following Missouri television stations:
    • KQTV (ABC — St. Joseph)
    • KTVO (ABC — Kirksville)
    • KETC (PBS — St. Louis)
    • KODE (ABC — Joplin)
    • KHQA (CBS — Hannibal-Quincy)
    • KOMU (NBC — Columbia)
    • KY3 (NBC — Springfield)
    • KMOS (PBS — Warrensburg)
    • KCPT (PBS — Kansas City)
  • Broadcast through Central Educational Network satellite distribution on PBS stations in Kentucky, Idaho, Indiana, Nebraska, Connecticut, Kansas, Florida, California, Michigan, South Dakota and Texas.
  • Screened at numerous locations, including the following venues:
    • World premiere at the House Lounge of the Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City, Mo.
    • Crowder College, Neosho, Mo.
    • University of Missouri-Rolla Film Series, Rolla, Mo.
    • Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
    • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.
    • Tom Benton Bash, Kansas City, Mo.
    • Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.
    • Mackinac Island Library, Mackinac Island, Mich.
    • College Art Association, 1993 National Convention, Seattle, Wash.
  • Distributed nationally by Films for the Humanities, Princeton, N.J.
  • Produced in Portuguese as "O Missouri de Benton: Uma historia americana atraves da arte" in 1993.