DIFF 2008 Archive

  • What makes The Class unique, unlike other films that have been made about pedagogy and the art of teaching, is that it doesn’t explore the movie myth of one teacher making a difference and changing the world. Some students can never be helped, even if repeatedly assisted. Others are good because they put in the effort and a teacher is able to accentuate the better qualities of his more promising students while trying to guide any who have gone off-track. The setting of The Class takes place entirely within a school. We never venture outside the school premises, and everything […]

    The Class

    What makes The Class unique, unlike other films that have been made about pedagogy and the art of teaching, is that it doesn’t explore the movie myth of one teacher making a difference and changing the world. Some students can never be helped, even if repeatedly assisted. Others are good because they put in the effort and a teacher is able to accentuate the better qualities of his more promising students while trying to guide any who have gone off-track. The setting of The Class takes place entirely within a school. We never venture outside the school premises, and everything […]

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  • As far as pure, visceral cinematic experiences go, it doesn’t getter better than Che.

    Che

    As far as pure, visceral cinematic experiences go, it doesn’t getter better than Che.

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