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1.
Good Will Hunting (1997)
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Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life. (126 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
2.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
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After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
3.
Finding Forrester (2000)
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A young writing prodigy finds a mentor in a reclusive author. (136 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
4.
Dead Poets Society (1989)
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English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings. (128 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
5.
School of Rock (2003)
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After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band. (108 mins.)
 
6.
Freedom Writers (2007)
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A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school. (123 mins.)
 
7.
Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
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A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher. (143 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
 
8.
Dangerous Minds (1995)
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An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city school. (99 mins.)
Director: John N. Smith
 
9.
The Great Debaters (2007)
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A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. (126 mins.)
 
10.
Rudy (1993)
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Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame. (114 mins.)
Director: David Anspaugh
 
11.
Remember the Titans (2000)
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The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. (113 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
 
12.
Friday Night Lights (2004)
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Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
13.
Coach Carter (2005)
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Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him. (136 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carter
 
14.
Hoop Dreams (1994 Documentary)
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A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional. (170 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
15.
Hoosiers (1986)
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A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship. (114 mins.)
Director: David Anspaugh
 
16.
Radio (2003)
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The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man who he took under his wing. (109 mins.)
Director: Michael Tollin
 
17.
Take the Lead (2006)
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The real story of a dance teacher who believed in the talent of a group of problem kids. (118 mins.)
Director: Liz Friedlander
 
18.
Music of the Heart (1999)
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Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids. (124 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
19.
Center Stage (2000)
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A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance. (115 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Hytner
 
20.
Step Up (2006)
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Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora. (104 mins.)
Director: Anne Fletcher
 
21.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
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A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view. (116 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
22.
To Sir, with Love (1967)
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Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End. (105 mins.)
Director: James Clavell
 
23.
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
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An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades. (114 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
24.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that. (103 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
25.
Never Been Kissed (1999)
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A journalist enrolls in her old highschool as part of her research for a story. (107 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
 
26.
Clueless (1995)
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A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way. (97 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
 
27.
Easy A (2010)
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A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. (92 mins.)
Director: Will Gluck
 
28.
Grease (1978)
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Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
29.
She's the Man (2006)
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When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks in London, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguises herself as him, and proceeds to fall for one of her soccer teammates. Little does she realize she's not the only one with romantic troubles, as she, as he, gets in the middle of a series of intermingled love affairs. (105 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
 
30.
High School Musical (2006 TV Movie)
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Troy and Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music. (98 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
 
31.
Mean Girls (2004)
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Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George. (97 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
 
32.
Legally Blonde (2001)
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When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Luketic
 
33.
High School (1968 Documentary)
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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside Northeast High School as a fly on the wall to observe the teachers and how they interact with the students. (75 mins.)
 
34.
Election (1999)
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A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president. (103 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
35.
To Be and to Have (2002 Documentary)
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A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher. (104 mins.)
 
36.
Rushmore (1998)
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The extracurricular king of Rushmore preparatory school is put on academic probation. (93 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
 
37.
Lean on Me (1989)
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The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school that he is determined to improve. (108 mins.)
 
38.
Stand and Deliver (1988)
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The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus. (103 mins.)
Director: Ramon Menendez
 
39.
The Emperor's Club (2002)
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An idealistic prep school teacher attempts to redeem an incorrigible student. (109 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
 
40.
The Miracle Worker (1962)
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The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
41.
The Class (2008)
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Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood. (128 mins.)
Director: Laurent Cantet
 
42.
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
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Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects. (112 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
43.
The Breakfast Club (1985)
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Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought. (97 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
44.
October Sky (1999)
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The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes. (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
 
45.
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
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A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. (112 mins.)
Director: Doug Atchison
 
46.
Real Genius (1985)
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Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a laser. (108 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge
 
47.
Teachers (1984)
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A well meaning but burned-out high school teacher tries to maintain order against the backdrop of a pending lawsuit against his school district when it comes to light they gave a diploma to an illiterate student. (107 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
48.
Half Nelson (2006)
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An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret. (106 mins.)
Director: Ryan Fleck
 
49.
Chalk (2006)
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An improvisational take on the high school experience, told from the educators' point-of-view. (85 mins.)
Director: Mike Akel
 
50.
Schooled (2007)
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An earthy character study about a teacher in crisis who discovers an alternative school that teaches him to connect with kids as people. (88 mins.)
Director: Brooks Elms
 
51.
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
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James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay... (119 mins.)
Director: Randa Haines
 
52.
Pay It Forward (2000)
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A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance. (123 mins.)
Director: Mimi Leder
 
53.
Beyond the Blackboard (2011 TV Movie)
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A 24-year-old first-time teacher overcomes her initial fears and prejudices and makes a difference in... (95 mins.)
Director: Jeff Bleckner
 
54.
The Ron Clark Story (2006 TV Movie)
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A small-town teacher relocates to one of the toughest classrooms in the country. (90 mins.)
Director: Randa Haines
 
55.
Bully (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America. (98 mins.)
Director: Lee Hirsch
 
56.
Renaissance Man (1994)
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A down-on-his-luck businessman desperately takes the only job offered - a teacher in the U.S. Army.... (128 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
57.
Front of the Class (2008 TV Movie)
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Brad Cohen who, despite being challenged by Tourette's Syndrom at a very young age, defies all odds to become a gifted teacher. (95 mins.)
Director: Peter Werner
 
58.
The Man Without a Face (1993)
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Chuck wants to leave home but can't make the grade for boarding school. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby is an ex-teacher. (115 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
59.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
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A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles. (117 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
 
60.
School Ties (1992)
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Set in the 1950s, a star-quarterback is given an opportunity to attend an elite preparatory school but must conceal the fact that he is Jewish. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Mandel
 
61.
The Paper Chase (1973)
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A first-year law student at Harvard Law School struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of his sternest professor. (113 mins.)
Director: James Bridges
 
62.
Precious (2009)
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In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction. (110 mins.)
Director: Lee Daniels
 
63.
Educating Rita (1983)
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A young wife decides to complete her education and take her exams. She meets a professor who teaches... (110 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
64.
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim reminds us that education "statistics" have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca... (111 mins.)
 
65.
Teached Vol. I (2011 Documentary)
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More than half a century after Brown v. Board of Education integrated U.S. schools, African-American... (40 mins.)
Director: Kelly Amis
 
66.
Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008 Documentary)
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Ben Stein examines the issue of academic freedom and decides that there is none when it comes to the debate over intelligent design. (90 mins.)
 
67.
To Be and to Have (2002 Documentary)
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A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher. (104 mins.)
 
68.
We Are the People We've Been Waiting For (2009 Documentary)
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This landmark documentary explores the extent to which young people around the world are being failed... (90 mins.)
Director: Daryl Goodrich
 
69.
Mad Hot Ballroom (2005 Documentary)
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The students of several New York City elementary schools learn ballroom dancing and compete in a city wide dance competition. (105 mins.)
Director: Marilyn Agrelo
 
70.
Spellbound (2002 Documentary)
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Spellbound follows eight teenagers on their quest to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee. (97 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Blitz
 
71.
Race to Nowhere (2010 Documentary)
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RACE TO NOWHERE is a close-up look at the pressures on today's students, offering an intimate view of lives packed with activities... (85 mins.)
 
72.
Ten9Eight: Shoot for the Moon (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary on inner city teens from Harlem to Compton and all points in between, as they compete in an annual business plan competition run by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). (84 mins.)
Director: Mary Mazzio
 
73.
2 Million Minutes: The 21st Century Solution (2009 Documentary)
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For 25 years, report after report has shown that American students are falling further and further behind the rest of the world intellectually... (54 mins.)
Director: Dan Treharne
 
74.
Please Vote for Me (2007 Documentary)
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Democracy in China exists, that is, in a primary school in Wuhan where a grade 3 class can vote who they want as class monitor. (58 mins.)
Director: Weijun Chen
 
75.
The World's Best Prom (2006 Documentary)
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Once a year for the past 50 years, prom mania grips the entire population of Racine, Wisconsin. If the Academy Awards were moved to the heartland, this is what it would resemble. (80 mins.)
 
76.
The World According to Sesame Street (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary which examines the creation and co-production of the popular children's television program in three developing countries: Bangladesh, Kosovo and South Africa. (104 mins.)
 
77.
Wings of Evolution (2007 Documentary)
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The film revolves around the revolutionary educational system of Siragu, a school for homeless and underprivileged children... (48 mins.)
 
78.
The War on Kids (2009 Documentary)
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Shows how American public schools have failed in their mission to provide education, erode the country's democratic foundation by denying the most basic civil rights to youth, and often resemble prisons. (95 mins.)
Director: Cevin Soling
 
79.
Unfinished Spaces (2011 Documentary)
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Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece. (86 mins.)
 
80.
Strangers No More (2010 Documentary)
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In the heart of Tel Aviv, there is an exceptional school where children from forty-eight different countries... (40 mins.)
 
81.
Rock School (2005 Documentary)
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At the real life School of Rock a group of misfit kids get in touch with their inner rock star. (93 mins.)
Director: Don Argott
 
82.
Resolved (2007 Documentary)
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The fascinating complexity of high school debate gives way to a portrait of the equally complex racial... (91 mins.)
Director: Greg Whiteley
 
83.
The Providence Effect (2009 Documentary)
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This is the remarkable story of a K through 12 school on Chicago's impoverished, high crime West Side... (92 mins.)
Director: Rollin Binzer
 
84.
Project Happiness (2011 Documentary)
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Happiness, I want more! From the alleys of Nigeria and the beaches of California to the mountains of India... (62 mins.)
Director: John Sorensen
 
85.
The Pact (2012)
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As a woman struggles to come to grips with her past in the wake of her mother's death and the disappearance of her sister, an unsettling presence emerges in her childhood home. (89 mins.)
 
86.
Our Spirits Don't Speak English: Indian Boarding School (2008 Documentary)
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From Rich-Heape Films, the award winning producers of Trail of Tears Cherokee Legacy and Black Indians... (80 mins.)
 
87.
Our School (2011 Documentary)
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Three Roma children from a small Transylvanian town participate in a project to desegregate the local school, struggling against indifference, tradition and bigotry with humor, optimism and sass. (95 mins.)
 
88.
Most Valuable Players (2010 Documentary)
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Documentary about the Freddy Awards, similar to Broadway's Tony Awards, that gives high school musical theater geeks one night of the year to shine in a Pennsylvania town that devotes all its resources to high school sports. (96 mins.)
 
89.
The Lottery (2010 Documentary)
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Four children enter a high-stakes lottery. If they win, they can attend one of the best schools in New York. A look at the crisis in public education, The Lottery makes the case than any child can succeed. (81 mins.)
 
90.
Ithuteng (Never Stop Learning) (2005 Documentary)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Willie Ebersol
 
91.
Invisible City (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary on young black children living in Toronto public housing. (75 mins.)
Director: Hubert Davis
 
92.
Indoctrinate U (2007 Documentary)
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Documentary filmmaker Evan Coyne Maloney investigates political censorship at colleges and universities in the United States. (89 mins.)
 
93.
The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman (2011 Documentary)
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A group of New York City public school teachers and parents wrote and produced this documentary in response... (65 mins.)
 
94.
I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School (1993 Documentary)
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Filmmakers Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond document Philadelphia teachers facing challenges at an inner-city school. (89 mins.)
Director: Susan Raymond
 
95.
The Hobart Shakespeareans (2005 Documentary)
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Rafe Esquith, 1992 American Teacher of the Year and National Medal of Arts recipient, teaches 5th-grade children whose parents don't speak English at a school in a dangerous, poor, drug-infested 100% Latino/Asian neighborhood in Los Angeles.
Director: Mel Stuart
 
96.
High Schools (1983 Documentary)
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97.
High School Musical: The Music in You (2007 Documentary)
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Director: Barbara Kopple
 
98.
Heart of Stone (2009 Documentary)
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An inner city high school and the tribulations of its principal, Jewish alumni, and even gangs restore the school's safety. (84 mins.)
 
99.
Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Circus (2006 Documentary)
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Filmmaker and evolutionary biologist Randy Olson tries to figure out if it is the Darwinists or Intelligent Design supporters who will become a flock of dodos. (84 mins.)
Director: Randy Olson
 
100.
Final Score (2007 Documentary)
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"Final Score" is a documentary following a group of 17-year old Thai students at the age of 17 preparing for their upcoming "entrance examination"... (95 mins.)