Watch the "Film" episode of "Reconnecting Roots"
Movies allowed America to export its dreams around the world, influencing culture along the way. What started as a way to fill time at vaudeville shows has morphed into a giant, multi-billion dollar earning business.
From the silver screen to the laptop screen, Gabe takes a journey through cinema history to find out why celluloid holds a special place in America’s heart. We also chat with famed actor/author Tim Blake Nelson ("The Incredible Hulk", "O Brother Where Art Thou?") about the vast changes Hollywood has gone through - along with why film has such a hold on us.