Set to the poetry of Langston Hughes, the film uses archival media, careful typographic design, and subtle movement to profound effect.
Produced at Schema Media for the Ideas Festival at the Aspen Institute.
Direction: Pete Shanel & Caleb Woods
Animation and design lead: Sean Eno
Executive Producer: Oliver Fitzgerald
Performed by Nkosi Nkululeko
Recorded & mixed by Paul Hurtubise & Jimmy Hite
Music: Robert McDuffie, performing “America The Beautiful”
Arrangement by: David Mallamud