Can We All Get Along
Project DetailsReleased 2019
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“I had no idea my own high school alma mater played such a significant role in history! Of course I had to contribute music for this amazing story!” - Miriam Cutler, 2019
“Can We All Get Along?: The Segregation of John Muir High School” is a 50 minute documentary following filmmaker & Class of ’82 John Muir High Alumnus, Pablo Miralles (“Gringos at the Gate“) as he questions what has happened to his once diverse alma mater and whether or not to send his own son to the school today. In the film, Miralles explores the complex history of Pasadena’s schools and the 1970 court order that created the first Federal desegregation plan outside of the south. Weaving stories from alumni, administrators, and civic leaders of John Muir High School’s multi-cultural community, Miralles illustrates the challenges and failures of California, and the United States, to promote well-funded and diverse public education.
Pablo Miralles (Writer/Director/Producer), Jerry A. Henry (Cinematographer), Clark Harris (Editor), Carl Pfirman (Story Editor), Janet Chen (Co-Producer), Pamela Racs (Graphic Designer), John Guth (Sound Editor), Robert Egami (Post Production)
Accolade Global Film Competition (Award of Excellence), Depth of Field International Film Festival, Best Shorts Competition (Award of Excellence)
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