Sunday, March 02, 2014

True/False 2014: 'Approaching the Elephant' Review

Can a free school do what traditional public schools can't? The documentary Approaching the Elephant, which world premiered at True/False, spent a couple years investigating one such school in New Jersey to find out. Director Amanda Rose Wilder's film reminded me all over again that: (1) Teaching is incredibly hard; and (2) Kids can sure be a challenge. I reviewed Approaching the Elephant for Paste.