An American Promise

Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson, USA, 2012, HDcam, 120'
Logline

An American Promise is a documentary twelve years in the making that chronicles the complex educational experiences of two African American boys and their families.

Project information

Status: completed
Title: An American Promise
Country: USA
Updates
 
Kickstarter Campaign
14-02-2012 - The Rada Film Group has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise the final production funding for their 12-year documentary American Promise. The American Promise team has 30 days–from February 13th to March 13th–to raise $50,000 to complete the film; if they don't reach $50,000, they get nothing (and no one gets charged for their donation). We're really excited about this project, so we hope you'll check it out (along with their awesome video and one-of-a-kind rewards) at http://kck.st/xTCEqQ. (Caroline Stratton)
Accreditation for IDFA 2014 is now open! Join us to celebrate the documentary genre at the 27th edition of IDFA! The deadline for accreditation is October 10.
IDFA Bertha Fund selects 19 new projects July 8, 2014 | The IDFA Bertha Fund has concluded the May selection round of 2014. Nineteen documentary projects from countries like Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Afghanistan and South-Sudan will be supported by the fund.
New collaboration with Docu Rough Cut Boutique July 8, 2014 | IDFA is proud to announce a new collaboration with the Sarajevo Film Festival and Balkan Documentary Center's Docu Rough Cut Boutique, where every year five projects from the Balkan and Caucasus region receive tailor-made coaching with an eye to moving forward the projects in their final stage.
Summer School's Out July 6, 2014 | The seventh edition of the IDFAcademy Summer School has closed its doors. For six days, young and upcoming talents from 15 different countries worked tirelessly on their projects, supported by eight renowned tutors, among whom was editor Ollie Huddleston: “If you think too much about what other people think, you can get really lost.”
Digital and interactive storytelling at IDFA 2014 July 4, 2014 | Since 2008, IDFA explores the future of non-fiction storytelling with its DocLab program and the Forum for crossmedia projects. This year, in collaboration with De Brakke Grond, we will present the biggest interactive storytelling program yet. We look forward to consider your interactive, transmedia and virtual reality projects.

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