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MIPTV Picks 2011: Young, American and Right

This is a coming-of-age story, concerning both its three main subjects, conservative teens Ben, DJ and Nick, and the United States of America itself.
March 15, 2011

This is a coming-of-age story, concerning both its three main subjects, conservative teens Ben, DJ and Nick, and the United States of America itself. The teens are all high school class presidents, with dreams of entering political life (and office) upon graduation. But as the nation approaches a critical juncture in its own history – the election of its first black president – the boys also face crossroads in their own life paths.

Partners: Changeworx with participation of Channel 4, DR, SVT, NRK; distributed by DR Sales for television

Airing: 2012

Length: 80 minute feature version; 58 minutes

Rights available: All rights except first-run TV in UK, Denmark, Sweden and Norway

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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