Trailer for I Learn America.

Focusing on five recent immigrants in their senior year at New York City's International High School at Lafayette, Jean-Michel Dissard and Gitte Peng's documentary juxtaposes the students' adolescent growing pains with the challenges of navigating a new culture and language. The filmmakers' intimate access lets us get to know — and cheer for — these newcomers as they forge friendships and face difficult adjustments both at home and in the school community. I Learn America is a nuanced portrait that will resonate with anyone who recognizes the struggle to fit in.

Film Info

2 min 51 sec Duration
  • Posted: January 11, 2014
  • Director: Jean-Michel Dissard
  • Writer: Unknown or Not Available
  • Studio: Independent
  • Release: 2013
  • Cast: Unknown or Not Available

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