American Promise Film Review
An extraordinary documentary about race, family and education that s at once epic and intimate, “American Promise” took years to complete since its premise is to follow two boys from kindergarten through high school. Actually, co directors and spouses Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson initially .When filmmaking couple Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson s year old son Idris and his best friend, Seun, both African American, are accepted into the highly prestigious and almost exclusively white Dalton School, the proud parents embark on an amazingly ambitious project to document the two boys entire . American Promise movie review. For years, Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson shot video of their son, Idris, and his friend, Seun. Both kids lived in Brooklyn, the products of middle class black families, and they found themselves with a unique opportunity..
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