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    Black Boys at Prep School: 'American Promise' Directors Discuss 13-Year Filmmaking Journey (Broadcast Debut Tonight On PBS)

    Black Boys at Prep School: 'American Promise' Directors Discuss 13-Year Filmmaking Journey (Broadcast Debut Tonight On PBS)

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    At Least Five Oscar-Qualifying Documentaries This Year Were Directed by Black Women - Are You Watching?

    This year, there are at least five feature length documentaries directed by black women qualifying for Academy Award consideration...

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    Chicago Screenings Of ‘American Promise’ In Nov. 11/22-27

    We have certainly been profiling the new documentary American Promise and no doubt it’s because it’s one of the most important documentaries of the year.

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    Review: 'American Promise' Presents A Generally Unbiased, Panoramic View Of A Complex Issue

    Winner of the US Documentary Special Jury Award at Sundance, American Promise is a deeply personal examination of the American education system, focusing specifically on how it affects young black boys. Directors Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson embarked upon a twelve year journey in making the f...

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    The Women Directed Films at 2013 New York Film Festival

    The New York Film Festival announced their 2013 main lineup. New films from Catherine Breillat, Claire Denis and Agnieszka Holland are in the line up.

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    Trailer + Opening Cities For 'American Promise' (On Black Male Achievement In Education)

    Earlier this month, Impact Partners (The Cove, How to Survive a Plague, Hell and Back Again, Detropia, Pandora’s Promise) announced that it will release Joe Brewster's and Michèle Stephenson's acclaimed feature documentary, American Promise, in theaters, starting October 18.Today, the film's first t...

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