documentary

Reverend Jordan: Stories of American Addition

Reverend Jordan and his daughter Kim talk about family, faith and tradition in American Addition, a neighborhood in northeast Columbus. Homeport AmeriCorps member Sam Hughes filmed this interview with the help of editor Sean Smith in the spring of 2010 – as part of the documentary series Stories of American Addition.

Wesley Douthitt: Stories of American Addition

Comparing life growing up in American Addition to the current day, resident Wesley Douthitt recollects living in the culturally-rich neighborhood. This interview was made possible by the work of Homeport AmeriCorps member Sam Hughes and editor Sean Smith - who shot the documentary series Stories of American Addition in early 2010.

Victor Merullo: Stories of American Addition

Spending many of his early years growing up in American Addition, Victor Merullo remembers what community life was like, and the important role it had in shaping his character. Homeport AmeriCorps member Sam Hughes and editor Sean Smith produced this piece for the documentary series Stories of American Addition in early 2010.

Marie and Jimmy Moreland: Stories of American Addition

Longtime residents and community activists Marie Moreland Short and Jimmie Moreland III, her son, reflect on what life was like growing up in American Addition. Homeport AmeriCorps member Sam Hughes and editor Sean Smith produced this piece for the documentary series Stories of American Addition in the spring of 2010.

Mayor Coleman: Stories of American Addition

This extended trailer gives a voice to residents from Columbus’ historic American Addition neighborhood, as they reflect on the past and their hopes for a brighter future. Also hear why City of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman shares his insight on American Addition. Hear why he is such a proponent of Homeport's work to revitalize the neighborhood. The stories in this documentary series were brought to light by the work of Homeport AmeriCorps member Sam Hughes and editor Sean Smith in the spring of 2010.

Trailer (Extended): Stories of American Addition

This extended trailer gives a voice to residents from Columbus’ historic American Addition neighborhood, as they reflect on the past and their hopes for a brighter future. Also hear why Mayor Michael B. Coleman thinks the revitalization of this community is so important to the city. Stories of American Addition was produced by Homeport AmeriCorps member Sam Hughes and editor Sean Smith in early 2010.

Trailer: Stories of American Addition

In the spring of 2010, Homeport AmeriCorps member Sam Hughes and editor Sean Smith set out to tell the story of American Addition. In this short trailer, you will get a preview of what residents from Columbus' historic American Addition neighborhood have to say, as they reflect on the past and their hopes for a brighter future.