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Americart 2019 Premieres On Amazon Prime

U.S. Cultural & Heritage Marketing Council

Partners with

Legit Productions

For Amazon Prime Launch




San Francisco - July 6, 2020Americart 2019 is a documentary film featuring the individual stories of artists, museum curators, craft makers and communities across America's Heartland. Created by New York based Legit Productions, and presented by WhistlePig Rye Whiskey, the documentary provides a unique perspective into the national conversations about art, complemented by the original musical score that has been composed and performed by Bill Maier. Americart 2019 will premiere on August 8, 2020 in McPherson, KS (Kansas) at the historic McPherson Opera House.*

“This partnership with Legit Productions and their collaboration with Indie Rights provides the unique opportunity to bring a voice to the diversity of the arts, artisans and cultural experiences throughout our country.” said Richard Peterson, President & CEO of U.S. Cultural & Heritage Marketing Council (USCHMC). “It has been an honor to work in tandem with the Legit Productions CEO and Executive Producer Pierre Gervois to spotlight and co-produce this important work as we prepare to share it with the world.” concludes Peterson.

Leading up to the world premiere of the documentary in August 2020, Legit Productions is collaborating with Indie Rights on signature distribution of the film. This includes the placement on the Amazon Prime streaming platform and other locations, providing optimal reach to present Americart 2019 to a global audience - seeking the inspiration and personal stories from all that art provides.

*Special Note: The event will be organized in compliance with the State of Kansas and the City of McPherson to abide by established guidelines concerning social distancing and community safety. All presenters and guests will be invited to respect federal and local safety guidelines. As of July 6, 2020, the event is confirmed to take place on August 8th, 2020.


USCHMC’s mission is to amplify the importance of cultural & heritage sites, venues, artists, musicians, museums and experiences at the center of each community, and the social influence and impact to each resident and visitor. Through their diverse marketing, business engagement and strategic planning services, USCHMC provides their clients with a suite of business services and solutions. For more information on USCHMC visit

To learn more about the project visit To learn more about the production company visit To view the trailer to the documentary, visit, click here: Americart2019Trailer. To learn more about Indie Rights, visit

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