Through musical animated shorts, The History of White People in America examines how skin color has come to define race in our country. The shorts capture the truth of what it means to be American – that “us” and “them” are constantly redefined, that our racial history deserves contemplation, and that above all else we are bound by our rich differences in experience and identity.
The culmination of an intensive two-year collaboration between Tamar Rogoff and Gregg Mozgala, a young actor with cerebral palsy. Fascinated by Gregg’s unique physicality, Tamar was inspired to choreograph “Diagnosis of a Faun.” Their creative exploration, at the intersection of science and art, led them to challenge the limitations associated with disability.
As part of Move to Include, WORLD Channel will showcase films and present screening events in July to mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The initiative spotlights people of differing abilities and disability issues, and works to inspire and motivate people to embrace different abilities and include all people in every aspect of community life.