High School (#1409)
Remember high school? Renowned filmmaker Frederick Wiseman's classic documentary HIGH SCHOOL renders this nearly universal American experience in unforgettable terms. Cited by the Library of Congress as a National Treasure, this 1968 film is both a document of the times and a statement of the ways in which school is used by one generation to pass its values on to the next. This is a P.O.V. Classics presentation, featuring premieres of landmark documentaries from the past that illuminate contemporary issues. [86 minutes]
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