The Hobart Shakespeareans

A fascinating documentary about Hobart Boulevard Elementary School, an inner-city school in Los Angeles. Rafe Esquith is a fifth grade teacher at Hobart Elementary School, and he is quite quickly becoming a prominent figure in the world of children's education. His teaching plan includes math, literature, geography, and English, among other subjects. However, the highlight of Esquith's teaching plan is an end of the year play in which his students act out a Shakespeare play. During the filming of this documentary, the play of this particular year is Hamlet. Follow the dramatic and heartwarming documentary about an inner-city school teaching striving to get the absolute best out of his students.

| 2004 | 1 hr | 8.6/10
Rafe Esquith, Ian McKellen, Michael York
Mel Stuart
The Hobart Shakespeareans
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Trailer - POV 2005 | PBS|5:51
Trailer - POV 2005 | PBS|5:51