The film dives head first into the inaugural year of the Teddy McArdle Free School in New Jersey, where all classes are voluntary and rules are determined by vote – adults and children have an equal say. Wilder is there from the beginning to end of the school year, documenting and observing teachers and an indelible cast of outspoken young personalities as they form relationships, explore their surroundings and intensely debate rule violations.
Little Joe Little Joe
Saturday, 06. 06. 2020 / 20:00 / Main Hall
According to its director Jessica Hausner (Lourdes), the film is meant to be “a parable about the secrets we carry within ourselves”. The lead actress received the Best Actress Award at Cannes.