Jackie, Lynn and Sue, as seen in Seven Up!,
the first film in the Up series (Photo: First Run Pictures).
Replay the slideshow.
Of course, there are many other “then and now” documentaries that could have made this list.
One to look out for is American Promise, a future POV film that tracks the lives of two black boys educated in predominantly white private schools and could be expected to say much about the urban American education.
A trailer is online.
Which “then and now” documentaries have blown your mind? Let us know in the comments.
Jump back to:
Up Series (1964-present)
The Paradise Lost series (1996-2012)
Winnebago Man (2009)
A Film Unfinished (2010)
The Children of Golzow (1961-2007)
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