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(Business Wire) National Geographic Acquires Critically Acclaimed Sundance Series CITY SO REAL With Fall Debut Planned

From Participant, Kartemquin Films and Oscar-Nominated Steve James, Documentary Series Delves Into the Universal and Timely Story of Structural Inequality Through the Lens of Chicago and Its Heated 2019 Mayoral Election

Newly Created Fifth Hour Focuses On Human Stories During the Current Pandemic and Recent Social Unrest

Series Includes Music from an Eclectic and Diverse Group of Hometown Chicago Musicians Including Jamila WoodsJC Brooks & The Uptown SoundDevil in a Woodpile and Original Music Compositions from Will Miller and his band Resavoir

“[Director Steve] James isn’t telling the story of an American city, but THE American city; Chicago’s problems are America’s problems, from our divisions to our strengths.”
– Indiewire

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