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Bread, Salt & The Graphite Kid

Follow the story as old-school discipline meets Generation Z, with one goal in mind - making it to the World Championships in Akron, Ohio (pictured racer at start), an American tradition since 1934.
Courtesy of David Romero, Eddie Grace Arts and Film
Follow the story as old-school discipline meets Generation Z, with one goal in mind - making it to the World Championships in Akron, Ohio (pictured racer at start), an American tradition since 1934.

Encore Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, Nov. 29 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand

—An All-American Soapbox Racing Documentary—

For the past 20 years, a group of small-business owners in Barrio Logan, San Diego have helped inner-city kids realize their racing dreams of participating in the world-famous All-American Soap Box Derby. Follow the story as old-school discipline meets Generation Z, with one goal in mind - making it to the World Championships in Akron, Ohio, an American tradition since 1934. Often comical and sometimes heartbreaking, this team faces challenges that they must overcome, helping to develop memories and experiences that will shape them for a lifetime.

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Q&A With Director of ‘Bread, Salt & The Graphite Kid’

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Credits:

A David Romero film, founder of Eddie Grace Arts & Film.