About a Teacher Reviews

April 11, 2020
About a Teacher is a deeply personal drama about the challenges of teaching from the perspective of a new inner-city teacher.
April 10, 2020
Written and directed by the real Hanan Harchol, based on his own experiences, this sometimes awkward but ultimately earnest and moving drama transcends the usual "teacher movie" cliches.
April 9, 2020
Coronavirus first responders are heroes. But teachers are heroes throughout their careers. Here's one such celebrity.
April 9, 2020
Harchol's inspirational film eschews mainstream tropes in favor of a bracingly candid sociological study that has compellingly done its homework.
April 7, 2020
A compelling drama about education, minus the Hollywood hokum.
April 4, 2020
In terms of what it says about public schools, education, and the difficulties that teachers face -- [it] felt very authentic, real, and naturalistic.
April 4, 2020
I've rarely seen a movie about teachers and students that was this realistic... It doesn't seem phony at all.