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The AFI DOCS Interview: FOR AHKEEM Director Landon Van Soest

Behind the headlines of Ferguson, MO, is 17-year-old Daje “Boonie” Shelton, a young woman from nearby North St. Louis struggling to make it to graduation, a goal further complicated by an unexpected pregnancy. Intimate and affecting, FOR AHKEEM is a delicately told coming-of-age story that underscores the complexities of race and class in America.
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