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Pictured: Walton High School teens Michael Fu and Avinash Palliyil interview Cobb County Board of Education Chairman Randy Chastain

The American Dream: Fact or Fiction?

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The American Dream: sought by many and achieved by few.

This video strives to qualify the definition of the American Dream and demonstrate the variety of beliefs relating to the dream, some of which define it as equal economic opportunity. The equal chance for success and to achieve the American Dream is one that society advocates. However, this video explores the reality and unfortunate truth to our current circumstance. With mayoral interviews and discussions with educational board members, we examine the fallacy behind a key foundation of the United States and provide potential solutions to our current situation.


This documentary was created by Michael Fu, Avinash Palliyil, and Kamen Iliev; tenth-grade students attending Walton High School. All children of 1st generation immigrants, the trio wanted to learn about the American Dream their own parents strive to achieve.

 

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