Netflix’s Spelling the Dream Trailer Released for New Documentary
Netflix has released the official trailer for the upcoming documentary Spelling the Dream, following four hopeful competitors’ journeys as the film explores the trend of Indian Americans ruling the Scripps National Spelling Bee since 1999. You can check out the trailer below!
An Indian-American competitor has won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee for the past 12 years straight, making the trend one of the longest in sports history. Spelling the Dream chronicles the ups and downs of four Indian-American students as they compete to realize their dream of winning the iconic tournament.
With fascinating perspectives from CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Fareed Zakaria, comedian Hari Kondabolu, ESPN’s Kevin Negandhi, 1999 Scripps National Spelling Bee winner, Nupur Lala, and others, the film explores the reasons behind this incredible winning streak and what it means for the community.
Spelling the Dream is directed by Sam Rega (League of Millions, Miami Noir: The Arthur E. Teele Story), who produced along with Chris Weller. The movie will premiere on June 3.