For this summer Apple has a series of premieres to keep us in front of the screens. Along with interesting announcements with new proposals such as, now the platform announces the launch of “Boys State,” a new documentary coming to Apple TV + in August, days after his limited film debut in the coming weeks.

Prior to its commercial premiere, “Boys State” was presented at various film festivals where it was recognized as the Grand Jury Prize for documentary at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. the company paid $ 10 million for the rights to the documentary, a fairly conservative figure compared to the 120 million that he paid this week for the last upcoming Will Smith film, and that certainly did not leave anyone indifferent.

Apple TV + to air a documentary about teens creating their own state government

The proposal of Boys State covers an annual week-long program in which 1,100 17-year-old teenage boys in Texas participate in a mock exercise to build their own state government.. For several weeks, the activity was followed by filmmakers Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine closely following the growing tensions that arise within a particularly fascinating gubernatorial career.

In the scenes you can see the perspectives of teenagers like Ben, a Reagan-loving arch-conservative conservative who is brimming with confidence despite personal setbacks, and Steven, a progressive. son of Mexican immigrants who fight for their convictions.

This mix of circumstances revealed in “Boys State” has recreated, according to the documentary team, “a complex portrait of contemporary American masculinity, as well as a microcosm of our national political divisions often discouraging, yet they succeed in planting seeds of hope. ‘

Within the technical equipment required for production, names such as Laurene Powell Jobs, Steve Jobs’s widow who served as one of the film’s executive producers.

Like many of the Apple TV + proposals, “Boys State” promises an extraordinary quality content that seeks to generate reflection in contemporary situations.

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