Following two African American boys attending the prestigious Dalton School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, AMERICAN PROMISE was created by filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, the parents of one of the boys – who recorded their experiences over the span of 13 years.
AFI MOVIE CLUB: AMERICAN PROMISE
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