Around the Block

Around the Block

DVD - 2014
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We don't choose to be born, but can we choose to be free? Around The Block is the story of American Dino Chalmers, an edgy and charismatic drama teacher with a passion for Shakespeare. When the opportunity arises for her to work at a school in inner-city Sydney, she embraces the chance to introduce the magic of the theatre to her students, opening their eyes to a world of opportunity far removed from the troubles of the inner city streets they've grown up around. The story centres on the developing relationship between Chalmers and Liam, a sixteen-year-old Aboriginal boy who despite his family and past, wants to embrace this chance to live his truth. Around the Block gives us an intimate insight into how a 16 year old Aboriginal boy can teach as much to his teachers and elders as he can learn from those who believe in him; an emotional and aspirational journey of hope, triumph and believing in yourself against the odds.
Publisher: ©2014.
[Australia] :, Distributed by Pinnacle films,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014.
Branch Call Number: FILM
Characteristics: 1 DVD (103 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm
Region 4

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