In 2020, Indiana Humanities funded five short films exploring how Hoosiers experience and grapple with urban, suburban and rural divides.
Larry from Gary
A dedicated dance teacher continues inspiring his current and former students even after the arts high school in Gary, Indiana where he's taught for decades is shut down by the state.
By seeing a person who's devoted his life to teaching have to leave his position because of the financial crisi...
From Sundown to Sunrise
Trace one man’s journey from sundown to sunrise as he and his family integrate an all-white Indiana town in 1968. By breaking the color barrier, they also helped transform the town and place it on a trajectory of inclusion.
In this film, you’ll hear the use of racial epithets as people recall in...
The Earth Keepers
In southern Indiana, a married couple decide to leave academia to move to a farm and start a composting business—employing ex-offenders along the way. Now they’re on a mission to avert a looming waste crisis in Indiana, and beyond.
Supported by: Indiana Humanities, for the INseparable Film Tou...
Raised In Contrast
A look at the experiences of mixed-race and non-white Hoosiers who live in rural and suburban communities.