Steve James

director, “America to Me”

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Steve James was born in Hampton, Virginia, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Hoop Dreams (1994), Stevie (2002), The Interrupters (2011), and America to ME (2018).

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Steve James has been making documentaries for more than three decades, and he’s used to people flagging him down when he’s filming, hoping they’ll get to appear on camera.

‘City So Real’ chronicles life in Chicago, from mayor’s election to COVID-19 pandemic

Steve James has been making documentaries for more than three decades, and he’s used to people flagging him down when he’s filming, hoping they’ll get to appear on camera.

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The series “America to Me” puts viewers inside a public school in suburban Chicago for a year.

Despite the best intentions, suburban Chicago high school can’t bridge racial divides

The series “America to Me” puts viewers inside a public school in suburban Chicago for a year.

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In the wake of the mortgage crisis and great recession, the government bailed out big banks, but one small bank was not so lucky.

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