Hulu has shared a new trailer for the upcoming documentary Homeroom from director Peter Nicks. The film is the final in a trilogy of documentaries based in Oakland, California. Homeroom will debut in theaters and on Hulu in August.

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What’s Happening:

  • Hulu has shared the official trailer and some new stills from the inspiring and powerful documentary Homeroom.
  • Directed by Peter Nicks and executive produced by Ryan Coogler, the Hulu Original will premiere on Hulu and in select theaters Thursday, August 12th.

 

  • Homeroom is Nicks’ final chapter in a trilogy of films – The Waiting Room (2012) and The Force (2017) – examining the relationship between health care, criminal justice, and education in Oakland, CA over the past decade.
  • All three documentaries will be available to stream on Hulu on August 12th.
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Film Synopsis: 

  • In Homeroom, Oakland High School’s class of 2020 confronts an unprecedented year. Anxiety over test scores and college applications gives way to uncertainty springing from a rapidly developing pandemic. Efforts to eliminate the school district’s police force unfold against the backdrop of growing nationwide demands for systemic change.
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Photo Via Hulu

Creative Team: 

  • Directed by Peter Nicks
  • Produced by Nicks and Sean Havey
  • Executive produced by Ryan Coogler
  • A Concordia Studio, Open’hood production, in association with XTR and Proximity Media.
  • Additional executive producers include:
    • Laurene Powell Jobs
    • Davis Guggenheim
    • Nicole Stott
    • Jonathan Silberberg
    • Jen Rainin
    • Tony Hsieh
    • Bryn Mooser
    • Kathryn Everett
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