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This is an award- winning documentary that features two African American boys (five year-old Idris and his best friend Suen) and their families as they navigate the rigorous process of giving their sons the best educational opportunities available in the United States through one of the hardest prep schools to get into. The film features Seun and Idris over a 14 year time period, and gives the viewer a deeper look into the educational achievement gap that greatly affects young African Americans. It shows the possibility of erasing this gap and encouraging young African Americans, and other minorities, to work hard toward the best education possible.

An American Promise is an Documentary movie that was released in 2013 and has a run time of . It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 67.

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| 2013 | | 6.9/10 | 67/100
Joe Brewster, Michle Stephenson