Butterfly in the Sky Documentary Celebrates LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow Legacy

History of popular children’s educational programs rainbow reading This will be explored in an upcoming documentary by Studio XTR. Called butterfly in the sky, the studio’s aim for the film is to “honor the show’s legacy and teach younger generations about this milestone in television history in our current age of distance learning.” Of course, show host LeVar Burton will be heavily featured with archival footage and new interviews.

Together levar burtonhandjob butterfly in the sky Includes interviews with leading broadcasters, educators and filmmakers involved. rainbow reading and believed in its message to encourage reading among young audiences. Bradford Thomson and Brett Whitcomb (GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestlinghandjob Jasper Mall) is directing the doctor. A Sidestilt Films production, the film is produced by Brian Storkel (alabama snakehandjob legend of cocaine island) and executive produced by XTR’s Brian Musser, Justin Lacob and Katherine Everett.

rainbow reading I had a window into the big city and into diverse cultures,” Whitcomb said in a statement. “With segments like ‘Hill of Fire,’ ‘Liang and the Magic Paintbrush,’ and countless other episodes, rainbow reading Arguably the first time I encountered ‘documentary-style’ television as a young man, sowed a seed that would inspire me for the rest of my life and lead me to where I am in my career to this day.”

Thomson continued: “As a Mexican-American who grew up in Houston, I was always surrounded by diversity. More than any show on television, Reading Rainbow reflected the cultures that surrounded me. Came to school, so I went straight NS rainbow reading Topic. I didn’t know it at the time, but the mission statement of the show was manifesting in me. I eat books to this day and I know rainbow reading He had a hand in it.”

“We are honored to tell rainbow reading Story and documents the show’s incredible work to increase literacy for children around the world,” said Lacob, also head of development at XTR. Decades later, the impact of rainbow reading Still alive through my lifelong love of reading that I share with my children.”

rainbow reading First premiered on PBS in 1983 and would run for 21 seasons, concluding in 2006. It was hosted by LeVar Burton, with his acclaimed role in roots Delve into a different children’s book with the actors accompanying celebrity special guests with each episode. The series, designed to encourage a love of reading with children, has won 26 Emmy Awards, including 10 for Outstanding Children’s Series.

News of this documentary follows LeVar Burton’s campaign to serve as host of Danger! Which ultimately didn’t happen. After fans petitioned the game show to bring him in as host after Alex Trebek’s death, Burton served as a temporary guest host for a week over the summer. It was later announced that executive producer Mike Richards would host the show permanently, although he left the series altogether. Mayim Bialik has been brought back in to fill in for Richards and there is no word yet whether Burton will host again before a new full-time host is named.

it is not clear when butterfly in the sky will be issued. For more from Mewnworth, Burton, fans can check out his podcast LeVar Burton Reads, which features Burton dive into new stories every episode. This news comes to us from The Hollywood Reporter.

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