The web provides a showcase for short documentaries, which is great for all of us. Shanty Town Cinderellas is a nice one, did you take your prom for granted? Here is the vimeo description:
For young people in the run-down suburbs of Cape Town, the graduation ball is a real dance of freedom, proof that they are going places in the world. And these prom queens and their kings will save and sacrifice almost anything for their one night of glamour.
Shot entirely on location in Cape Town, South Africa.