"All Americans come from Ohio, if only briefly." -Dawn Powell
From the heart of the heart of the country come The Amerikans. These relationship-based documentaries are created in close cooperation with their participating subjects. Each episode allows its star to define and share his or her imagination, in film styles customized to the story at hand. The magic of this collaborative approach lies in revealing the extraordinary richness of the inner lives of ordinary people. The Amerikans is an on-going project that celebrates the creative and complex communities in which we already live, even if unknowingly.
Produced by Jeffrey Pence and Mika Johnson. Directed by Mika Johnson. Prinicipal Photography by Micha Hilliard. Design and animation by Kaori Mitsushima. Web Engineering by Robbie Schneider. For more information please contact us or visit Art+Practice.