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Hobart Shakespeareans
     

The Hobart Shakespeareans

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Mel Stuart's documentary The Hobart Shakespeareans shows how one talented teacher is changing the lives of his at-risk students by exposing them to great literature and mathematics. Rafe Esquith teaches fifth-grade in a dangerous section of Los Angeles. In addition to engaging the children in Shakespeare, he makes sure his students understand the importance of

Overview

Mel Stuart's documentary The Hobart Shakespeareans shows how one talented teacher is changing the lives of his at-risk students by exposing them to great literature and mathematics. Rafe Esquith teaches fifth-grade in a dangerous section of Los Angeles. In addition to engaging the children in Shakespeare, he makes sure his students understand the importance of self-respect and hard work. The film builds to a climax that fins the students performing Hamlet with the assistance of such famous actors as Ian McKellen and Michael York.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/28/2006
UPC:
0767685976234
Original Release:
2004
Rating:
NR
Source:
New Video Group
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:52:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Filmmaker interview; Filmmaker biography; Interactive menus; Scene selection

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Technical Credits
Mel Stuart Director,Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Hobart Shakespereans
1. Will Power [:30]
2. To Be or Not to Be [2:44]
3. I'm an American [5:36]
4. Hobart Halloween [5:21]
5. Hobart Christmas [5:22]
6. Going Once, Going Twice [5:07]
7. National Travel [2:12]
8. A Knight in Los Angeles [5:26]
9. Teach for America [4:18]
10. Higher Education [6:38]
11. Final Performance [5:44]
12. Credits [2:59]

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