Films/videos

Select a video of the list below (or you can introduce your own choice with appropriate justifications). After seeing the film, give a short explanation of the main content of the film, also discuss of sociological issues shown in the film (consider the roles of teachers/students, the role of the school in a society, equality and equity issues etc)

  • Higher Learning – John Singleton, 1996
  • Dead Poets Society – Peter Weir, 1989
  • Billy Elliot – Stephen Daldry 2000
  • The Wall (Pink Floyd) – Alan Parker 1982
  • American History X  – Tony Kaye 1998
  • The Class (Entre les Murs) – Laurent Cantet 2008