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The First Year

2001 Rated NR 1hr 20m

This fascinating documentary chronicles the emotional turmoil of five Los Angeles schoolteachers charged with educating inner-city youth, making it clear that the teachers helping these disadvantaged children are real heroes. The First Year, originally aired on PBS stations throughout the country, is helmed by Davis Guggenheim (director of An Inconvenient Truth) and narrated by Elisabeth Shue. Also included is the Guggenheim-directed short "Teach."

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; teacher commentaries; teacher video profiles; production notes; bonus film: Teach