American Promise

American Promise
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In 1999, filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson turned the camera on themselves and began filming their five-year-old son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, as they started kindergarten at the prestigious Dalton School just as the private institution was committing to diversify its student body. Their cameras continued to follow...

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Production Details

  • Certificate & Consumer Advice:
    (NR)
  • Run Time:
    2 hr. 20 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

In 1999, filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson turned the camera on themselves and began filming their five-year-old son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, as they started kindergarten at the prestigious Dalton School just as the private institution was committing to diversify its student body. Their cameras continued to follow both families for another 12 years as the paths of the two boys diverged—one continued private school while the other pursued a very different route through the public education system.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    2 hr. 20 min.
  • In Theaters
    Friday, October 25, 2013
  • Certificate & Consumer Advice
    (NR)
  • Genre
    Documentary
  • Producer(s)
    N/A
  • Director(s)
    Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson
  • Writer(s)
    N/A
  • Studio
    Rada Film Group
  • Format(s)
    2D

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