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MIPTV Picks 2014: Teach

Following up his earlier examinations of the American education system, director Davis Guggenheim takes his cameras back to school for this inspiring look at what makes a great teacher.
March 21, 2014


Partners: Directed by Davis Guggenheim, produced by Participant Media;
distributed by Tricon Films & Television
Length: 1 x 120 minutes
Aired: September 2013 (U.S.)
Rights available: Worldwide excluding U.S.

In the U.S., 60% of its teachers are expected to retire in the next decade. Following up his earlier examinations of the American education system – Waiting for Superman and The First Year – director Davis Guggenheim takes his cameras back to school for this inspiring look at what makes a great teacher. Hosted by Queen Latifah, the program follows four teachers in different schools and charts the challenges and triumphs they face in the effort to make a difference in the lives of their students.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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