Join Our Crowdfunding Campaign to Complete the Pilot of Family Pictures USA!
“Once you see America through family pictures, you will never see this country the same way again.”
Family Pictures USA is a new travel-style television show that will focus on bringing people together to share family pictures and stories in a highly interactive and engaging experience known as Community Photo Sharing. The show will be a series of filmed CPS events with hosts and producers guiding characters through personal stories in which their collected photos serve as storytelling tools. We are redefining the family photo album in the digital age and creating a new purpose for our old pictures!
We’ve had incredible SUPPORT thus far! Thank You everyone who has been a part of it! In order to continue the movement, we need YOUR HELP. Through Indiegogo, we have created a funding platform that includes a list of perks so we can give back to YOU!
Host Thomas Allen Harris leads Family Pictures USA to explore neighborhoods and cities through people’s family photo albums for a true “people’s history.” Our pilot series kicks off in Detroit where we interviewed hundreds of families and gathered thousands of photographs. We need your help towards completing a 1 hour pilot episode for national broadcast!
Family Pictures USA creates a healing movement, using family photographs to better understand ourselves and others across differences of race, religion, class, gender, orientation, and ability. In an increasingly fractured world, the family photo album may be the key to bringing together our fractured souls and exploring the power of the visual to re-imagine a more compassionate future.
Family Pictures USA will BROADCAST nationally on Public Television in 2018. Each episode will illuminate connections among and between individual family narratives to create an inclusive new Digital American Family Album. Our goal is to transform strangers into family by exposing threads of history that enrich and enlarge our understanding of our nation and its diverse people.
Our VISION is to build community by illuminating our shared values and experiences as human beings.
Our crowdfunding GOAL is set at $35,000 USD. This will allow us to get in the edit room to complete the pilot for national broadcast. We’ve added several different donation categories. Each one is accompanied by a perk you will receive as part of your support!