Approaching the Elephant

Aproximando-se do Elefante · Approaching the Elephant

Amanda Rose Wilder

2014, USA, 90', M12

Carte Blanche CPH:DOX 2014

11 Dec 2014 · Passos Manuel · 22H30

A radical experiment quickly develops into something both chaotic and dramatic at a small American free school, where children and teachers have equal say in an antiauthoritarian attempt at direct democracy. Anarchy lurks in every scene. A single, unruly child is all it takes to make everything falter. At a time when the school system is in a crisis, this is an opportunity to consider a completely different system of education.