An American Promise is a 13 year documentary journey following two african-american boys from kindergarten through high school graduation at one of the most prestigious private schools in the country.
Story In Detail:
In 1999, 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 commonly held assumptions about...
IMDbThis intimate documentary follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing the promise of opportunity through the education of their sons.