Now Streaming on Netflix, ‘American Promise’ …

Winner of the US Documentary Special Jury Award at Sundance, “American Promise” is a deeply personal examination of the American education system, focusing specifically on how it affects young black boys. Directors Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson embarked upon a twelve year journey in making the film, chronicling the arduous academic and emotional progress of their son, Idris, and his friend Seun. […] American Promise” does not purport to answer any of the countless questions about class, race, and gender politics that it raises, but it does hold perhaps more significant potential to spark a wider discussion about an issue that has plagued the black community in America for a long time. Rada Film Group release the acclaimed feature documentary in theaters, last fall (2013). The film becomes available as a Netflix streaming title today. – Zeba Blay,Shadow And Act
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