An inspiring drama about the personal journey of a new inner-city public high school teacher who enters the profession oblivious to the actual demands of teaching in the inner-city, and unaware of his own shortcomings and biases.
An ex-ballerina joins an acting class conducted by a very charismatic teacher. As she explores training as an actor, and pursues her new ambition, she becomes closer and closer to her new mentor, who harbors desires of his own.
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Sam (Victor Rasuk) is a New Yorker and art teacher who is fixated on the TriBeCa neighborhood he grew up in, despite the fact that many of the people and places he grew up with are gone. ... See full summary »
An intentionally socially invisible high school senior ends up on a hit list and finds herself thrust into the spotlight where she's forced to confront the exact attention she had successfully avoided for four years.
Based on Jack London's autobiographical novel, "Martin Eden" tells the story of a poor and unschooled sailor (Martin Eden), who unexpectedly meets Ruth Morse, a magnetic young woman of ... See full summary »
About a Teacher is an intimate and inspiring drama that candidly takes us through the personal journey of a new inner-city public high school film teacher who enters the profession oblivious to the actual demands of teaching in the inner-city, and unaware of his own shortcomings and biases. Within his first month of teaching, he recognizes that knowing his subject matter is one of the smaller components of the job. Overwhelmed, he plans to quit at the end of the first school year. But as he begins to get to know his students and invests in their stories and futures, he discovers that he must set aside preconceived notions of who his students are and what they "need," and instead respond to the unique individuals in front of him. Inspired by the filmmaker's real-life experiences as an inner-city film teacher, and featuring many of his former students in the cast and crew, About a Teacher paints a realistic portrait of the teaching profession, shedding light on the challenges and ...Written by