Thirteen Years Later, Did ‘Spellbound’ Show Us the Power or the Myth of the American Dream?

Thirteen years after the acclaimed documentary was released, Amy Crawford follows up with the eight very different children from ‘Spellbound.’ She uses their post-spelling bee futures as way to examine how social class shapes success in America.

Source: Smithsonian
Published: May 28, 2015
Length: 11 minutes (2,995 words)