Afrikan By Way of American

The Hiztorical Vision Productions (HVP) team, with the assistance of the Africatown community, tells the story of the legacy and future of the Africatown community in Mobile, Alabama. The film highlights many unsung heroes that played a pivotal role and contributing to this unique African settlement. This film has been made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • Theo M Moore, II
  • Theo M Moore, II
  • Theo M Moore, II
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    44 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 20, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Southern Film Festival
    Lagrange, Georgia
    United States
    August 20, 2021
    Best Documentary Short
Director Biography - Theo M Moore, II

Theo M. Moore II founded Hiztorical Vision Productions (HVP) in Lee County, Alabama, in 2017. HVP is a 501 c(3) nonprofit organization that educates the public on the untold-but-inspiring history of African Americans in the South. Moore is originally from Anniston, Alabama, but attended Troy University in Troy, Alabama, during his collegiate career. At Troy University, Moore earned a B.S. in History and an M.S. in Post-Secondary Education-History. Currently, Moore is a Collections Manager at Tuskegee University's Legacy Museum and a first-year Ed.D. student in the Education Policy & Organization Leadership Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Moore serves as the Executive Director of Hiztorical Vision Productions (HVP), where he oversees the nonprofit organization's operations.

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