Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: POV: American Promise
Date: 
Thursday, March 20, 2014 4:00 pm
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Location: 
University of Vermont
Address: 
Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
Laurie M. Gelles 802-656-9605
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Black History Month
Description: 

This film spans 13 years as Joe Brewster and Michele 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 documentary presents complicated truths about America's struggle to come of age on issues of race, class and opportunity.

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