An American Promise

Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson, USA, 2012, HDcam, 120'
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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
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Nominations IDFA 2014 announced November 26, 2014 | The nominations for IDFA's seven competitions hava been announced. In addition, the Oxfam Global Justice Award was presented to Fest of Duty by Firouzeh Khosrovani and Maite Alberdi received The Alliance of Women Film Journalists' EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Documentary for Tea Time.
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