American promise : success is our only option

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  • Includes public performance rights.


  • This intimate documentary follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing the promise of opportunity through the education of their sons while attending the prestigious Dalton School.


  • Disc 1: feature film (135 minutes) and 80-minute version. Disc 2: 45-minute version (film trailer and clips for classroom use) and Behind every promise "youth video module" (30 minutes).
  • DVD, NTSC, widescreen, dual-layer.
  • In English. 135-minute version is closed-captioned.


  • Educational edition: Feature film (135 minutes) -- 80-minute version -- 45-minute version -- Youth module (30 minutes) -- Educator discussion guide -- Youth discussion guide
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