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Title: American Promise
START DATE: Friday November 15
TIME: 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Location Details:
Roxie Theater
3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 863-1087
Event Type: Screening
Friday, November 15 – Thursday, November 22
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! DIRECTOR JOE BREWSTER IN PERSON FOLLOWING 6:15PM SHOW FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15! AMERICAN PROMISE spans 13 years as Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., turn their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, who make their way through one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Chronicling the boys’ divergent paths from kindergarten through high school graduation at Manhattan’s Dalton School, this provocative, intimate documentary presents complicated truths about America’s struggle to come of age on issues of race, class and opportunity. Dirs: Joe Brewster & Michèle Stephenson. 2013. Digital. 140 mins.

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