This video was created for the academy of media arts (Kunsthochschule für Medien) in Cologne, Germany.
Given topic: 68
The created movie represents the current situation of migrants, embedded in the context of the civil rights movement and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
People of different backgrounds can live together in one house, can be lovers and friends. The origin is no longer limited to "black" and "white" - as the boyfriend of the first actress is moroccan, the piano player persian and the birthday boy turkish.
You don't notice, that there is no revolt, demonstration or shock like back then with Rosa Parks, if a black man is sitting next to you in the tram. It's simply become the norm.
Unfortunately this doesn't mean, that discrimination against foreigners is yet completely gone. There are still people who have problems, because they're being judged on their appearance.
Our everyday life has become easier... but we forget, that this easy living has it's history...