Hollywood Films About Schools

Where Race, Politics and Education Intersect
Author(s): 
Chennault, Ronald E.
ISBN: 
1403972931
Date published: 
May 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£14.99
Pages: 
208

During the 1980's and 1990's, Hollywood released a spate of films about schools. This text offers a study of the predominant messages about education and race that these 'school films' communicate. Films examined include The Graduate, Blackboard Jungle, The English Patient, Dead Poets Society, Pulp Fiction, Ghost, The Wizard of Oz, Top Gun and Forrest Gump, to name but a few.