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America to Me, Episode 3, There Is No Pain That Compares to the Struggle
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 3 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
By Episode 3, the racial cracks at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS) are becoming more apparent, as are the complexities of Oak Park’s racialized relationships. Terrence’s relationship with his mother, Jada’s and Charles’s interactions with their physics teacher, and teacher Jessica Stovall’...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 3 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
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America to Me, Episode 4, There's Nothing Funny About Race!
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 4 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
Episode 4 offers a vivid example of the impact of agency. When an individual feels a sense of agency - like Ke’Shawn in his theater class - they feel like they have control over their choices and actions, and the ability to advocate for themselves. Agency impacts our self-image, our sense of belonging and contri...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 4 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
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America to Me, Episode 5, I Don't Have to Think About Being White
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 5 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 59 mins
In Episode 5, we meet a new group of white students at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS), whose experiences contrast with those of the school’s students of color. One key area of difference involves academic expectations - what is expected of the white students academically as opposed to the student...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 5 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 59 mins
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America to Me, Episode 6, Listen to the Poem!
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 6 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
By spring semester in Episode 6, the students of color at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS) encounter a fresh set of opportunities and obstacles along their paths to developing their racial identities. Kendale achieves a big goal, while Tiara’s dreams are dashed. Charles’s voice is validated with...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 6 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
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America to Me, Episode 7, Tsunami of Privilege
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directed by Steve James, fl. 2018; produced by Joe Flanagan, fl. 2018 and Louise Rider, fl. 2018, Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 7 (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 59 mins
In Episode 7, the students at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS) experience a series of thrilling victories (Kendale’s overtime win and Charles’s rise in spoken word) and crushing blows (Terrence’s graduation news and Ke’Shawn’s home situation). As they fight to achieve the “American dream,...
directed by Steve James, fl. 2018; produced by Joe Flanagan, fl. 2018 and Louise Rider, fl. 2018, Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 7 (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 59 mins
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America to Me, Episode 8, Nobody Can Hold You Down
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 8 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 59 mins
Identities, both authentic and assumed, play a strong role in Episode 8, as we see the students, teachers, and families of Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS) navigating multiple identities and finding the need to code switch in order to fit in and achieve recognition at the school.
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 8 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 59 mins
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America to Me, Episode 9, The Invisible T-Shirt
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directed by Steve James, fl. 2018; produced by Joe Flanagan, fl. 2018 and Louise Rider, fl. 2018, Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 9 (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
By Episode 9, Chanti and Caroline experience fatigue as women of color, as does teacher Jessica Stovall as she continues to engage the administration in piloting an equity program that benefits all faculty and students. Both students of color like Tiara and white students like Brendan continue to spiral from emoti...
directed by Steve James, fl. 2018; produced by Joe Flanagan, fl. 2018 and Louise Rider, fl. 2018, Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 9 (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
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America to Me, Episode 10, America Will Be...
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 10 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour 30 mins
In the final episode of America to Me, we witness the resilience of the students and teachers of Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS) in their quest to find agency, racial identity validation, and community. Their stories demonstrate that individual steps towards equity are important, but it takes everyo...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 10 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour 30 mins
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Amistad Research Center Digital Projects
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written by Amistad Research Center (New Orleans, LA: Amistad Research Center, 2018),
Source: www.amistadresearchcenter.org
written by Amistad Research Center (New Orleans, LA: Amistad Research Center, 2018),
Source: www.amistadresearchcenter.org
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Anna
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directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins

November 1815. An enslaved woman named Anna is sold away from her family in Maryland to slave traders, taken to Washington D.C., and locked in a tavern garret. She is about to be sold to Georgia and separated from her children. Desperate and trapped, she makes a decision that changes everything. Based on true even...

directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins
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