An intimate portrait of three African American boys coming of age in rural North Carolina Jun. 09, 2017 USA 102 Min.
Raising Bertie is a longitudinal documentary feature following three young African American boys over the course of six years as they grow into adulthood in Bertie County, a rural African American-led community in Eastern North Carolina. Through the intimate portrayal of these boys, this powerful vérité film offers a rare in-depth look at the issues facing America’s rural youth and the complex relationships between generational poverty, educational equity, and race. The evocative result is an experience that encourages us to recognize the value and complexity in lives all too often ignored.
Original title Raising Bertie
IMDb Rating 5.5 57 votes
TMDb Rating 10 3 votes