To Be Heard is receiving thunderous applause from critics. The New York Times calls it “One of the BEST DOCUMENTARIES of the Year” and the film has been the official selection of over 20 festivals. Now’s your chance to see the film and share it with your students; it’s showing this month on PBS.Click here for schedules (via Eduwonk).
“To Be Heard is the story of three teens from the South Bronx whose struggle to change their lives begins when they start to write poetry. As writing and reciting become vehicles for their expressions of love, friendship, frustration, and hope, we watch these three youngsters emerge as accomplished self-aware artists, who use their creativity to alter their circumstances.” Continue reading.