The Powdermen

A documentary short highlighting some interesting history and facts about the duPont family and the company they founded, beginning with the establishment of a colonial era gunpowder factory on the Brandywine River and the Irish, French and Italian immigrants who would help the duPonts become one of the richest and most powerful families in American corporate history. The duPont story is an immigration success story and could well be categorized as America’s version of Downton Abbey. This documentary has been produced to peak the interest of historians as well as Hollywood with the goal of producing a documentary drama series.

Directed by David D. Speace (USA)