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10.28.2018 10:00 am PDT | Conference, Event


On behalf of the ANZ distributor Madman Entertainment and Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of Sara Colangelo‘s THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER.
When: Sunday 28th October 
Time: 10am 
Location: The Backlot Studios, 65 Haig Street, Southbank, Melbourne 
** Please ensure you arrive on time to be seated before the film commences – the film must start promptly at 10am **
RSVP is essential to [email protected] 
Lisa Spinelli (Maggie Gyllenhaal) is a kindergarten teacher in Staten Island who yearns to live a life of art and intellectualism. She takes an evening poetry class where, despite her best efforts, her work is overlooked and misunderstood. When she overhears Jimmy (Parker Sevak), one of her 5-year-old students, reciting an original poem in her classroom, she is floored. Convinced he is the equivalent of a young Mozart, she becomes obsessed with the child and embarks on a dangerous journey to nurture his talent and chase an impossible dream. Directed by Sara Colangelo, the film also stars Gael Garcia Bernal.
Duration: 97 mins