The New Public

America ReFramed Season 2
  • Feature Film
  • 2013
  • 117 Mins

The New Public follows the lives of the ambitious educators and lively students of Bed Stuy's new Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School over the course of the founding year, with the filmmakers returning three years later to again document the senior year of that first graduating class.

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Film Credits

  • Jyllian Gunther Director, Co-Producer

Critical Acclaim

The New Public successfully depicts poverty's complex impact on education, especially at the high school level.

Greg Kaufmann, The Nation