by Adam Schartoff
October 16th, 2013

The guests on this episode of Filmwax Radio are Joe Brewster & Michèle Stephenson, who discuss their new documentary, American Promise.

A documentary 13 years in the making, American Promise provides a rare look into the lives of two middle class Black families as they navigate the ups and downs of parenting and educating their sons. The filmmakers’ goal is to empower boys, their parents and educators and help close the black male achievement gap. In Theaters beginning October 18th.

10/18, New York City: IFC Center & Lincoln Center
10/25, Los Angeles: Music Hall 3 & Laemmle Playhouse 7
11/1, Washington, DC: E Street Cinemas
11/1, Philadelphia: Ritz at the Bourse
11/8,  Atlanta: Mid Town Art
11/15, Bay Area: Roxie & Elmwood-Berkeley
11/22, Chicago: Siskel Film Center
11/29, Detroit: Detroit Film Theater

Filmwax Radio is presented by Rooftop Films and AT&T.


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