SideReel sat down with producer Ninive Calegari to talk about her newest documentary film, American Teacher. Narrated by Matt Damon.
AMERICAN TEACHER chronicles the stories of four teachers-Erik Benner, Jonathan Dearman, Jamie Fidler, and Rhena Jasey- who live and work in disparate urban and rural areas of the country. By following these teachers as they reach different milestones in their careers, the film tells the deeper story of the teaching profession in America today. AMERICAN TEACHER is a First Run Features release, is 81 minutes, in English and is not yet MPAA rated.