An exploration into the age-old quest of cultural identity, and searching for an answer to the question of what defines ourselves as individuals. This conceptual piece to a proposed longer form documentary, follows director and 1st generation Ghanaian Sean Addo's quest to balance his identity between African and African American culture. As a person who once saw both sides as simply "Black," his experiences of prejudices and cultural divisions between the two sides shows the story goes much deeper than that.

This film has been selected by USC School of Cinematic Arts faculty to be produced as 1 of 3 documentaries this upcoming Fall 2013, in its historic CTPR 547 course. An advanced production class that takes 3 separate crews on a journey of a lifetime, as they work to produce a documentary of up to 29 minutes in length over a period of 18 weeks. The film that is created out of this pitch tape, will go more in depth with topics that were briefly touched upon in this pitch. For more information on the film, screening dates, or how to help us in this amazing quest of self-identity, please feel free to contact us:

Producer: Harry Locke IV (
Director: Sean Addo (

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