Personal Statement

America ReFramed Season 6
  • Feature Film
  • 2018
  • 57 Mins

Personal Statement follows three Brooklyn high school seniors intent on defying the odds for themselves and their classmates: getting their peers into college. Becoming the very resource they don't have for themselves as peer college counselors, the students star in Personal Statement, an observational film that weaves together their individual struggles, family life and the highs and lows of the college application processes.

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Film Credits

  • Juliane Dressner Director
  • Edwin Martinez Co-Director
  • Juliane Dressner Producer
  • Beth Levison Producer
  • Sandie Viquez Pedlow Executive Producer for Latino Public Broadcasting

Critical Acclaim

Inspirational and moving heartwarming and heartbreaking, Personal Statement is a testament to the power of knowledge and the ability to lead with a dream.

American Film Institute (AFI)