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True to the Game

by Robert Young and Sandy Kazan

Written by a 16-year-old high school student, True to the Game dramatizes the story of a teenage African American girl in New York City, torn between her life as a drug and gun dealer and her desire to become a writer.

Whatever It Takes

by Christopher Wong

In the first year of a South Bronx public high school, visionary rookie principal Edward Tom leads teacher, students, and their parents in their biggest gamble yet.

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Why Can't We Be a Family Again?

by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel

An Academy Award-nominated cinema vérité portrait of the bond that develops between two brothers who long to be reunited with their mother, who is waging an agonizing battle with crack addiction.

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