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Try Harder!

Overview

Genre
Contemporary Issues, Minorities, and Society
Synopsis

In a universe where cool kids are nerds, the orchestra is world class and being Asian American is the norm, seniors at Lowell High School compete for the top prize: admission to the college of their dreams.

Stage
finished

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Debbie Lum, LLC
Country
United States
Years of Production
2021
Locations
San Francisco, CA
Prod. Partners
ITVS

Distribution Details

Release year
2021
Festivals
Sundance (2021 US Documentary Competition)
Awards
2021 Sundance Grand Jury Prize (nom)
Language
English, Chinese
Subtitles
English

Photos

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