The opening scene to historical background context.
Introduce Topic of Interracial Couples and Public Opinion (Voice Overs)
A few voice clips in background to represent examples of public opinion. Individuals answering the question "What is your opinion regarding interracial couples?" - This is not the interview portion.
"The USA is naturally so racially diverse. Why haven't I seen more interracial couples?"
Why study this topic: Filmmaker reflections
"Is race/ethnicity included in an individual’s preferential “type”?"
"I aim to gain a perspective on the influences that external environments and peer/family attitudes may have on those in interracial relationships."
Historical Contexts Voice Over: VisualsVideo clip of flipping through pages of a book [preferably illustrated] on contents of voice-over.
Biological and psychological tendencies explained in voice over: Assortative Mating and Sexual Racism
Textbook illustrations relevant to historical content.
"The film is intended to broaden the minds of viewers to accept other individuals as equals and simply different."
"I think that this film could offer a positive source of representation and information..."
What are the potential impacts of making this film: Filmmaker reflections
"...contribute to the overall acceptance, support, and inclusion of individuals who are different."
Transition to interview with couple:Give context to interview with prefacing statement, something like... "Considering this history/background info, we set out to discover the experiences of and perspectives surrounding interracial couples today".