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Barbara den Uyl Long documentary - 1994 - 90 min.

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Portrait of a 'black' school in Amsterdam West. For almost a year, filmmaker Barbara den Uyl followed events at the secondary school where she once taught twenty years ago. At that time most pupils were white, now 90% are from the immigrant community. The documentary sketches in two parts a picture of the lower and upper classes of the school. In part one, a group of the least able 13-year-olds is followed. The film focuses on a teacher who tries to solve problems individually and a pupil who is often absent. The second part concentrates on the older pupils and shows that problems at school can often be traced back to the pupils' cultural background.

Credits

Director(s) Barbara den Uyl
Producer(s) Leen van den Berg
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Production Country
Netherlands