ON THE WAY TO SCHOOL

Directed by Pascal Plisson
US release date: February 6th, 2015
Directed by Pascal Plisson
Written by Marie-Claire Javoy and Pascal Plisson
77 min | France | 2015

On the Way to School
Original Title: Sur le Chemin de l'Ecole
Directed by Pascal Plisson | 2013
Run Time: 77min

"EXTRAORDINARY ! On the Way to School reminds us that education is a treasure, a path for a better future."
-Forest Whitaker

They live in all four corners of the planet and share a thirst for knowledge. Almost instinctively they know that their wellbeing, indeed their survival, depend on knowledge and education. From the dangerous savannahs of Kenya to the winding trails of the Atlas mountains in Morocco, from the suffocating heat of Southern India to the vast, dizzying plateaux of Patagonia, these children are all united by the same quest, the same dream. Jackson, Zahira, Samuel and Carlito are the heroes of “On the Way to School”, a film that interweaves the four pupils forced to confront and overcome countless, often dangerous obstacles – enormous distances over treacherous territory, snakes, elephants, even bandits – on their journey to the classroom. WINNER BEST DOCUMENTARY CESAR AWARDS 2014

Opens in New York on February 6th, 2015 - QUAD Cinemas
Opens in Los Angeles on March 6th, 2015 - Laemmle's Music Hall

US Distributor : Distrib Film


 




 

 
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