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Class Act (2006)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 2006 (USA)
Class Act points out the importance of arts education in the public school system and the dire funding shortage which it is facing. The focus of the film is Miami Beach, Florida drama ... See full summary »

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Sara Sackner
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jay W. Jensen Jay W. Jensen ... Himself
José Behar José Behar ... Himself
Desmond Child ... Himself
Anthony M. Davis Anthony M. Davis ... Himself
Adam Epstein ... Himself
Roy Firestone Roy Firestone ... Himself
Andy Garcia ... Himself
Annabelle Gurwitch ... Herself
Gregory Marx Gregory Marx ... Himself (as Rabbi Gregory Marx)
Richard C. Milstein Richard C. Milstein ... Himself
Bernard P. Nusbaum Bernard P. Nusbaum ... Himself (as Bernard P. Nusbaum M.D.)
Brett Ratner ... Himself
Sandy Veith Sandy Veith ... Himself
Debra Zane Debra Zane ... Herself
Solomon Lichter Solomon Lichter ... Himself (as Solomon Lichter Ph.D.)
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Class Act points out the importance of arts education in the public school system and the dire funding shortage which it is facing. The focus of the film is Miami Beach, Florida drama teacher Jay W. Jensen. Jensen's career has spanned over 40 years and his students have included actor Andy Garcia, director Brett Ratner and songwriter Desmond Child's. Written by Glen Hilton-Cohen

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Prepare for the role of your lifetime.

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Documentary

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Not Rated
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USA

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English

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2006 (USA) See more »

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Color
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Soundtracks

Tu Me Acostumbraste
Written by Frank Dominguez
Performed by Olga Guillot
Courtesy of Discos Musart, S.A. DE C.V. (P) (C)
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A Class Act
29 June 2006 | by kikiloveslegwarmersSee all my reviews

Interesting movie & very informative. Starring Jay W. Jensen, a drama teacher with the Miami Public Schools, who according to this film, has been the inspirational driving force in the lives and careers of various actors, actresses, singers, directors,producers, movie stars, sports announcers, lawyers, doctors, teachers, and other professionals.

Jensen comes across as witty, inspirational, and slightly eccentric. However, the interviews with his former students, among them movie star, Andy Garcia, is very emotional and moving.

This is a movie which will have the public thinking, and hopefully acting to save drama studies throughout the nation.

Class Act is A Class Act.


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