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Best Films of 2020
#8 – Boys State

I fit in a few memorable documentaries this year, including Crip Camp, Dick Johnson is Dead and Time. But the one that really blew me away was Boys State, by directors Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine.

This film focuses on the annual Boys State summer leadership program in Texas. Boys State and Girls State programs are held all over the country and through the years have graduated future presidents, senators and governors. The program separates attendees into two factions and has them form representative governments, with some students campaigning for elected office.

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