American Promise (2013): Poignant Docu at New York Film Fest 2013


Directors: Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson
Country: USA

Two Brooklyn filmmakers follow their son Idris and his friend Suen from their enrollment in the Dalton School as children through their high school graduations.

This devastating, years-in-the-making documentary that takes a hard look at race and class in America.

Running time: 135 minutes