In this reality web series, teachers Anthony Smith and Marc Kornblatt meet with students during their lunch break to discuss issues of the day. An official selection of the Miami Independent Film Festival. Read press coverage.
Episode 1: BEHAVIOR Mr. Kornblatt seeks guidance about classroom behavior from his fifth grade student Jeremiah and his friend Mr. Smith. Watch video
Episode 2: HAIR Ella, a third grader, joins Smith and Kornblatt to discuss personal appearance, with mixed results. Watch video
Episode 3: SCIENCE Jeremiah returns to discuss best practices when conducting experiments. Watch video.
Episode 4: TESTING Ella returns to tackle the controversial issue of standardized testing. Watch video.
Episode 5: FRIENDSHIP Smith and Kornblatt help some girls work out a touchy case of group vs. the outsider. Watch video
Episode 6: MEZCLA What begins as a serious discussion with Leo about community gets sidetracked by Mr. Smith. Watch video.
Episode 7: EQUITY Leo returns to pick up where he left off when he was so rudely interrupted. Watch video.
Episode 8: NINJA In a controversial episode, Smith and Kornblatt ask Devin and Antonio to discuss the “N” word. Watch video.
Episode 9: SKECHERS Mr. Kornblatt uses shoes to drive home a point with Angel about bullying. Watch video.
Episode 10: WHITE PRIVILEGE Zoe and Jesse accept Mr. Kornblatt’s challenge to discuss a sensitive topic. Watch video.
Episode 11: RACE in spite of Mr. Smith’s goofy behavior, Jeremiah returns to close out the series on a respectful note. Watch video.