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World Showcase Shorts: The School of Life
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
Kids learn life lessons on the playground and in the classroom, through their friends and first-time experiences, in this quartet of cinematic initiations. Love and acceptance, remote learning and leaving the nest are all firsts that shape who we become and how we see the world.
Film Info
Country Listing:USA
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Matt Ogens
Producer(s):Geoff McLean
Executive Producer(s):Peter Berg
Nyle DiMarco
Matthew Goldberg
Brandon Carroll
Matt Ogens
Sami Housman
Editor(s):Darrin Roberts
Cinematography:Billy Peña
Composer:Jackson Greenberg


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Football player Amaree McKenstry-Hall and his Maryland School for the Deaf teammates attempt to defend their winning streak while coming to terms with the tragic loss of a close friend. The graduating students face mounting pressures of entering the hearing world while tackling adversity and demanding to be heard in this moving coming-of-age story.


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