29 May 2012

Film | Monsieur Lazhar

Monsieur Lazhar is an award-winning film, which tells the story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher. Monsieur Lazhar, a 55-year old Algerian immigrant is hired as a substitute teacher. As he helps the children heal, he also learns to accept this own painful past. The film  was an official selection at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, an 2012 Academy Award Nominee, as well as the winner of several awards at the Toronto International Film Festival 2011, the Locarno Film Festival 2011.

For more on Monsieur Lazhar, visit the official website.

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New Boy | A story about a Rwandan refugee boy who starts school in Ireland.

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