College Week

America ReFramed Season 4
  • Feature Film
  • 2016
  • 63 Mins

College Week is an inspiring documentary about a tenacious group of teachers who battle stereotypes and statistics to instill the love of higher education in students (Pre-K through 8th grade) in one of the toughest neighborhoods in the city of Chicago.

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Film Credits

  • Derek Grace Director

Critical Acclaim

The film vividly captures the excitement and enthusiasm that comes with young people experiencing “success” – a rare commodity in most of the communities and homes of young people in the oppressed neighborhoods of Chicago and many areas like it across the country.

Michelle Materre, Associate Professor, Media Studies and Film, The New School