In 1955, when racial segregation defined the South, Florida’s 1955 Little League State Championship represents a shining moment in our nation’s history when children led us forward. In one of the first integrated Little League games in the South, the all-Black Pensacola Jaycees and the all-White Orlando Kiwanis moved beyond fears, threats and the unknown to break with tradition and show the world what was possible.
In the early 1950s, Hugh Kroetsch worked on the Arctic Ocean for the Hudson Bay Company, and he filmed all of his adventures on an 8mm camera. In the summer of 2017, he returned to Canada’s Arctic with his son Frederick, to retrace his steps, and to screen his old footage in remote communities.
Invisible Strings aims to show the interconnection between all human beings and with Planet Earth. What is our role on Earth? How do we rediscover the connection we have with it?
Edwin Grover (1870-1965) was a printer and publisher in Chicago and New York (Prangs) when he retired at age 55 to Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.
Every day our changing climate pushes us closer to an environmental catastrophe, but for most the problem is easy to ignore. We’d rather be in denial.
The invention of race in America gets an animated, musical treatment.
The US has the world’s highest incarceration rate, with nearly a third of young black men under some form of criminal justice control. The Equal Justice Initiative seeks freedom for the unjustly imprisoned and reform of the system.
Nine young black men exercise their power to change history. It’s 1961 and the Civil Rights movement is stalled with protests, arrests, bailouts and then a return to life as usual in the segregated South.