Fame High

Essential Pittsburgh
9:00 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Fame High: The Discipline Behind the Glamour

Fame High shows the real life dramas of being a talented teenager at a performing arts school in LA
Credit CMU International Film Festival

  Oscar-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy joins us to talk about his latest feature length documentary Fame High which screens Saturday at the CMU International Film Festival. The film looks at the in-class and at-home drama involving students at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. We'll talk about the pressures of being a talented young performer in a school full of talented young performers. Dennis Childers, a digital media instructor at CAPA High School in Pittsburgh joins us to talk about the benefits and pressures of attending an arts school.

See a trailer for the documentary Fame High