- Opened September 12, 2008
- 1 hr 30 min
- PG | some mild thematic elements
A troubled youth headed in the wrong direction from Chicago, surrounded by drugs and gangs, he decides to be different, to graduate high school. His is an amazing story of courage, triumph over temptation, and what hard work and education can achieve. Dawn Trang and her family nearly died in her quest to find freedom in America. Her story echoes that of so many, with a surprising outcome.
A Jewish family and an entire neighborhood faced the evil of a hate crime and made a great discovery one December night. Carlos Moleda lost the use of his legs but never his spirit and determination. These true stories are woven into a journey that explores who "Americans," are. Each story dramatically unfolds, setting up a powerful visual sequence of scenes filling the giant screen with spectacular images from all across the country. Sequences include The ICONS of America, Freedom of Religion, The Price of Freedom, America at Work, and America at Play. Full synopsis
- Director: Fred Ashman
- Genres: Art House/Foreign