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The fascinating complexity of high school debate gives way to a portrait of the equally complex racial... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Samuel Alito ... Samuel Alito
Louis Blackwell ... Louis Blackwell
Jon Bruschke ... Jon Bruschke
Matthew Edwards ... Matthew Edwards
Richard Funches ... Richard Funches
Sam Iola ... Sam Iola
Juan Williams ... Juan Williams
David Wiltz ... David Wiltz

Directed by
Greg Whiteley 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Greg Whiteley 

Produced by
Brad Barber .... associate producer
Mark Clark .... executive producer
Sarah J. Clark .... executive producer
Tiffany Haynes .... associate producer
Lisa Vick Kraus .... executive producer
Peter Kraus .... executive producer
Marc Stanley .... executive producer
Wendy Stanley .... executive producer
Liz Water .... executive producer
Andy Waters .... executive producer
Erin Jeanne Whiteley .... associate producer
Greg Whiteley .... producer
Cinematography by
Tristan Whitman 
Film Editing by
Brad Barber 
Tom Runquist 
Greg Whiteley 
Production Management
Tom Runquist .... post-production supervisor
Sound Department
Brett Hinton .... sound re-recording mixer
Joshua Wilkinson .... sound
Visual Effects by
Sean Donnelly .... animator
Betty Kim .... graphic design and animation
Rudy Manning .... graphic design and animation
Jahow Yang .... graphic design and animation
Camera and Electrical Department
Brad Barber .... additional camera operator
Seth Gordon .... additional camera operator
Charles Haine .... additional camera operator
Erik Olson .... additional camera operator
Chinkara Singh .... additional camera operator
Greg Whiteley .... additional camera operator
Animation Department
Abbey Luck .... animator
Editorial Department
Matt Danciger .... on-line editor
Erin Fox .... assistant editor
Michael Garber .... color corrector
Jonathan Liebert .... digital cinema mastering
Morgan R. Stiff .... assistant editor (as M.R. Stiff)
Music Department
Rob Kaplan .... music supervisor
Craig Romney .... music supervisor
Other crew
Winston Emano .... publicist
David Magdael .... publicist
Jason Whiteley .... legal services
Anne Stulz .... publicist (uncredited)

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language and teen smoking
USA:91 min


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Oh the memories, 23 June 2008
Author: judeobscur from United States

This film was great because it brought back a lot of memories. It'd been so long that I'd forgotten how much work went into preparing for and attending the many many many tournaments. And it'd been ages since I'd heard someone talk about the "tab room." For folks who are not familiar with competitive debating, the type of debate featured (team debate) is not the only type. Alongside team debate at the same tournaments is Lincoln Douglas debate which involves individuals competing against each other in a far more eloquent manner. No speed reading. No trying to "out flow" the other person. I found Lincoln Douglas debate to be invaluable training for the real world.

For parents who see the film, I hope you encourage your kids to try debate. It can be the high pressure competition shown in the film, but it can also be about fun, friendships, and gaining confidence. Most importantly...stay involved! These schools and students need parents to help transport kids to tournaments and to judge competition rounds.

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