August 24, 2018

'America to Me': How Oscar Nominee Steve James Made a 10-Hour Collaborative Docuseries

The 10-part series premieres on Starz this Sunday evening, August 26th.

Equity over equality (or at least a considerate and proper understanding of the two) is a key issue at the forefront of nonfiction filmmaker Steve James’ latest docuseries, America to Me, a ten-part limited event that takes its title from a Langston Hughes poem and debuts this Sunday on the Starz network. Set over a year at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRF) in Oak Park, Illinois, the series follows 12 students as they navigate through their high school careers, dealing with shyness, romantic crushes, sports, slam poetry, homecoming dances, and inattentiveness.

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Source: NoFilmSchool