A Truly Moving Picture " explores the human journey by artistically expressing hope and respect for the positive values of life. It is a warehouse for young teenagers until they can drop out or are kicked out. With this background, an idealistic teacher Hilary Swank arrives to teach Freshmen English.
Erin struggles to connect to her students and she experiences numerous fights between some students, who are in rival gangs.
One night, Eva Benitez April L. Hernandezher boyfriend, and a friend go to a convenience store. Sindy Jaclyn Ngana Cambodian refugee, frequents the same convenience store.
Grant Rice Armand Jonesan African-American student at Woodrow Wilson, frustrated at losing an arcade game, demands a refund from the store owner. As a witness, Eva must testify at court; she intends to guard "her own" in her testimony.
At school, Gruwell intercepts a racist drawing Freedom writers one of her high school students and utilizes it to teach them about the Holocaustmost of whom have no knowledge of. She gradually begins to earn their trust and buys them composition books to record their diaries, in which they talk about their experiences of being abused, seeing their friends die, and being evicted.
Determined to reform her high school students, Gruwell takes on two part-time jobs to pay for more books and spends a lot more time at school, much to the disappointment of her husband Patrick Dempsey. Her students start to behave with respect and discover a lot more.
A transformation is specifically visible in one student, Marcus Jason Finn. Gruwell invites various Jewish Holocaust survivors to talk with her class about their experiences and requires the students to attend a field trip to the Museum of Tolerance.
Meanwhile, her unique training methods are scorned by her colleagues and department chair Margaret Campbell Imelda Staunton. The following school year comes, and Gruwell teaches her class now sophomores again, making it the second year that she is their teacher.
On the first day of semester, Gruwell makes her class do a "Toast for Change", allowing everyone to open up about their struggles and what they wish to change about themselves. Later on, the class makes enough money to have Miep Gies to arrive to the United States and tell her experience when she helped Anne Frankher family, and the Van Pels hide from the Nazis ; she then also persuades to the students that they are heroes and that they "within their own small ways, [can] turn on a small light in a dark room.
On leaving the court, Eva is attacked and threatened but ultimately spared by members of her gang and ends up going to live with her aunt in order to keep herself safe. Meanwhile, Gruwell asks her students to write their diaries in book form.
She compiles the entries and names it The Freedom Writers Diary. Her husband divorces her and Margaret tells her she cannot teach her kids for their junior year. Gruwell fights this decision, eventually convincing the superintendent to permit her to teach her kids during their junior and senior years, much to their elation.
The film ends with a note that Gruwell successfully prepared numerous high school students to graduate high school and attend college, for many the first in their families to do so.OUR STORY. Erin Gruwell and the Freedom Writers are a teacher and students who changed the course of their lives through writing.
Armed with pens and composition notebooks, the Freedom Writers challenged themselves and the education system to . Freedom Writers Foundation, Long Beach. 23, likes · 55 talking about this.
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Buy Freedom Writers: Read Movies & TV Reviews - regardbouddhiste.com Freedom Writers Young teacher Erin decides to join in a school which includes students from all sectors of society.
Difficulties arrives with Erin right in the first day in class. As a victim of racism, she is hated by pupils because she is white. Freedom Writers- Theme Essay: The film Freedom Writers directed by Richard La Gravenese is an American film based on the story of a dedicated and idealistic teacher named Erin Gruwell, who inspires and teaches her class of belligerent students that there is hope for a life outside gang violence and death.