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I Learn America

I Learn America is a feature-length documentary that follows immigrant high school students in Brooklyn growing up and adjusting to life in America all at the same time.

Portrait of I Learn America
Director/Producers: Jean-Michel Dissard, Gitte Peng
Production Company
I Learn America
Release Date
June 19, 2013

At the International High School at Lafayette, a NYC public high school dedicated to newly arrived immigrants from all over the world, five teenagers strive to master English, adapt to families they haven't seen in years, and create a future of their own while coming of age in a new land.

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