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HISTORY OF WHITE PEOPLE IN AMERICA: THESE AMERICAN TRUTHS

Directed by Jonathan Halperin, Clementine Briand, Ed Bell, Pierce Freelon, Drew Takahshi, and Aaron Keene
SHORT 4 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE HISTORY OF WHITE PEOPLE IN AMERICA: THESE AMERICAN TRUTHS
How skin became color, color became race, and race became power. Or... the relationship of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson in an animated musical.

Playing in: Shorts: Animated Shorts Curated by Whoopi G
Animation, Documentary
About the Director(s)
These American Truths is a collaboration between six people: two animators, two musicians, and two filmmakers.

Film Info
Cast & Credits
  • Composer:
    Aaron Keane, Pierce Freelon
  • Producer:
    Jon Halperin, Clementine Briand
  • Executive Producer:
    Room 608
  • Director:
    Ed Bell, Clementine Briand, Pierce Freelon, Jon Halperin, Aaron Keane, Drew Takahashi
  • Screenwriter:
    Pierce Freelon, Jon Halperin
  • Singers:
    Singers: Pierce and Nnenna Freelon
  • Editor:
    Drew Takahashi
  • Director:
    Ed Bell, Clementine Briand, Pierce Freelon, Jon Halperin, Aaron Keane, Drew Takahashi
  • Animators:
    Ed Bell, Drew Takahashi
  • US Distributor:
    ITVS

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