Steve James, the directory of the noted film about high school basketball and of other serious documentaries trains his cameras on a large, racially diverse high school in "America to Me."
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"Inventing Tomorrow" tracks students from India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States as they bring their research projects to an international science fair.
"Personal Statement," which follows three students from low-income high schools through college admissions, was one of several education-themed documentaries at the festival.
Students from the Parkland, Fla., school that was the site of a mass shooting Feb. 14, sang at the awards show that recognized their teacher Melody Herzfeld.