LDS Filmmaker Groberg Recognized with Pioneer Day Award
OGDEN, UTAH -- Film maker Lee B. Groberg, a native of Farr West, Utah, was
given one of five 2001 Utah Pioneers of Progress awards Tuesday as part of
the "Days of '47" celebration. The awards honor outstanding Utah citizens
who have, in their own areas of endeavor, carried on the pioneering spirit
of the original pioneers who first settled Utah. Grobert is the owner of
Groberg Communications, a film production company, and has produced two
highly acclaimed documentaries for PBS, "Trail of Hope: The Story of the
Mormon Trail," and "American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith." Groberg
was born in 1951 and now resides in Bountiful, Utah with his wife, Jeanene
and seven children. In addition to "Trail of Hope" and "American Prophet"
Groberg also wrote and directed "American Gunmaker: The John M. Browning
Story," two other documentaries and three educational films. He is currently
working on a film about Nauvoo.
PBS docu-films earn Farr West native award for 'pioneering'
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