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Edge of Eighteen
From executive producer and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney ("Taxi to the Dark Side" and "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room") comes the definitive self-portrait of a generation. Watch as 15 high school seniors from across the country filmed themselves and the world around them, creating an unforgettable profile of the education system and life on the "Edge of Eighteen."
A student's downward spiral could derail his college dreams. Elsewhere, a teen yearns to leave his small town, and a young woman struggles with depression and bullying.
A high-school senior grows concerned that he won't be able to escape his rural town. Meanwhile, undocumented status could jeopardize a top student's college dreams, and a young man opts to be homeschooled in order to pursue a music career.
A gay student hopes to take a boy to the prom; a young filmmaker contemplates skipping college; and an undocumented student's legal status prevents her from qualifying for financial aid.
A young woman, estranged from her mother, views education as a way out of her neighborhood. Also, a senior at a military academy aspires to break away from the military life, and a student plans to preach about his faith at graduation.
Nimrod is left alone in the house after his family has returned to their routine. Haim visits him and tries to make him talk about the time he spent as a prisoner of war, and reveals some details he hasn’t told him yet.