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America to Me

Exploring efforts of a suburban high school to address racial equity and academic achievement

Portrait of America to Me
Steve James, Bing Liu, Rebecca Parrish, Kevin Shaw
John Condne
Production Company
Kartemquin Films/OPRF Film Inc.
Release Date
September 1, 2018

America to Me is a 10-part documentary series that follows an academic year in the life of students, teachers, parents and administrators at Oak Park River Forest (OPRF) High School in Chicagoland. Posing complex and controversial questions, the film wrestles with crucial issues, including the effects of race and privilege on education as seen through the eyes of young Americans on the precipice of adulthood.

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