High School Of American Dreams

Queens, New York, there is a public high school with an extraordinary admissions policy: you must be a recent immigrant and English cannot be your first language. The students of The International High School come from 43 countries and speak 36 different languages. High School of American Dreams offers an intimate look at the daily life in this school, a living laboratory of multiculturalism.

Directors: Tana Ross and Freke Vuijst
30 min – 1994

Festival screenings:
Long Island Film & Video Festival

“Highly recommended for teacher educators as well as students.”- Multicultural Review
“A very lively documentary.” – Haagsche Courant, The Netherlands
“A positive view of the American dream.” – Trouw, The Netherlands