Andscape will premiere a five-part high school football documentary, Algiers, America: The Relentless Pursuit, exclusively on Hulu April 19.
- Andscape, The Walt Disney Company Black-led media platform, will debut a five-part documentary series Algiers, America: The Relentless Pursuit, streaming exclusively as a Hulu Original on April 19.
- Directed by Jackson Fager (VICE News, HBO’s Fighting ISIS), the documentary tells the story of a successful high school football program in a community struggling with urban blight.
- Algiers, America chronicles the journey of Coach Brice Brown and the Edna Karr Cougars – a predominantly Black high school in Algiers, New Orleans – as they chase their future, their dreams, and a fifth state championship in six seasons.
- The series takes viewers behind the scenes and captures the resilience of a triumphant coach, young players, and a community striving daily to overcome the cumulative impact of gun violence, the drug trade, mass incarceration, gentrification, and more.
- The five-part Hulu original series is the latest project in Andscape’s slate of original film and documentary series.
What They’re Saying:
- “The story of Coach Brice, his Edna Karr Cougars, and their families in Algiers, paints an unflinching but always loving portrait of daily life in a community battered by race-based urban neglect and their relentless pursuit to save their children,” said Raina Kelley, Vice President, and Editor-in-Chief, Andscape. “We are pleased the Edna Karr Cougars family and community trusted us to tell their inspiring story in this series.”