Our America

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Our America
Our America.jpg
Directed by Ernest Dickerson
Produced by Eda Godel Hallinan
Based on Our America: Life And Death on the South Side of Chicago
by LeAlan Jones, Lloyd Newman, and David Isay
Music by Patrice Rushen
Cinematography Ernest Dickerson
Edited by Stephen Lovejoy
Come Sunday Productions
Distributed by Showtime Networks
Release date
  • July 28, 2002 (2002-07-28) (USA)
Running time
Country United States
Language English

Our America is an award-winning[1] film based on the book Our America: Life And Death on the South Side of Chicago.[2]

It premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on American television later that year.



Daytime Emmy Awards

  • 2003Outstanding Single Camera Photography (Film or Electronic) (won)


  1. ^ Our America (2002) (TV) - Awards IMDb, retrieved 2008-07-10
  2. ^ Harvey, Dennis Our America, Variety, Jan. 16, 2002, retrieved 2008-07-10

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