The Hoffman Collection

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David's new film "Sputnik Mania" is playing at theaters around the country and his newest YouTube work can be seen at

David Hoffman has been making documentaries for all types of audiences and for every available venue for more than 38 years.

Hoffman has made 88 prime-time PBS specials and series, 4 documentary style feature programs, hundreds of network television commercials, dozens of corporate sponsored documentary style programs, and educational programs for children of all ages. He has won multiple Emmys, a Peabody award, the Cannes Film Festival Critics Prize, top prize blue ribbons at festivals in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, and numerous international festivals.

This site brings together, for the first time ever, a selection of his most popular films — some of which have not been available to the general public for years. Each of the titles in The Hoffman Collection has been carefully mastered onto both DVD Video and VHS, and is now available for purchase.

We invite you to browse the collection, watch the free streaming video trailers available for each program, and purchase your favorites to add your home library.

Featured Titles

Second Home: Going to Sea on a U.S. Aircraft Carrier
Second Home: Going to Sea
on a U.S. Aircraft Carrier

This program takes place on the John F. Kennedy, one of our biggest carriers, as she heads to the Middle East. It closely follows a number of individuals before they leave home and as they go to sea. The result is an extremely revealing insight into the functioning of the ship as a second home, as well as the experiences of the men aboard. This is a very personal and touching film.

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More titles in Military History.
  Jimmy Doolittle: An American Hero
Jimmy Doolittle: An American Hero

He was a stunt pilot, an aircraft designer, a war hero, an inventor, a motorcycle racer, a prospector, a boxing champion, a military strategist, a scientist, a four-star Air Force general and an all-around hellraiser. But most of all, he was probably the greatest flyer America ever produced.

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More titles in Aviation.
  If You Love Someone Who Smokes
B.B. King and Joan Baez - in Concert at Sing Sing

On Thanksgiving Day, 1972, New York's Sing Sing Prison invited B.B. King, Joan Baez, the Voices of East Harlem, comedian Jimmy Walker, and others to perform for the inmates. New York's Daily News called it one of the greatest concert moments in live entertainment. B.B. King later said it was maybe the best performance that he had ever given.

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More titles in Music.

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