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American Promise Concerts Documentary

Still from 'American Promise'

In 199, two African American boys began kindergarten at the Dalton School, a prestigious independent college-prep school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Over 12 years, we see the boys and their families struggle with learning differences, stereotypes and identity - and ultimately take increasingly divergent paths on their road to graduation. The film puts human faces to the unique social and emotional needs of black boys and calls into question common held assumptions about education access and what really influences achievement. 


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Released - Friday, October 18 , 2013
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  • Directed by - Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson
  • Distributed by - Rada Film Group
  • MPAA Rating - Unrated