Tuesday, September 27, 2011

"American Teacher" (special screening)

chronicles four urban and rural teachers, following them as they reach career milestones, telling the deeper story of the profession in America asking, Can I afford to continue to teach? Directed by Academy Award-winning Vanessa Roth; produced by 826 National's Nínive Calegari and best-selling author Dave Eggers.

A definitive look at the state of teaching in America that offers a solution to the education crisis. Narrated by Matt Damon. Followed by a panel discussion with KPFK host Margaret Prescod and guests, including film makers and teachers featured in the movie.
  • AMC Loews Broadway 4
  • 1441 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA
  • Saturday, October 1, 2011 11:00 am
  • Donation for a pair of tickets: $75 [order here]
  • Single ticket: $50 [order here]
  • Click [here] for more info
" 'American Teacher' raises important questions about America's teachers. It should spark a much-needed conversation."
- Secretary of Education Arne Duncan