Amanda McBaine

director and producer

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In their new Apple TV+ film “Boys State,” filmmakers Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss plunge the viewer into an annual event of the same name that’s sponsored by the American Legion.

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Every June, 1000 thousand incoming high school seniors are picked to participate in a program that lets them create their own political parties and platforms from scratch.

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